Delhi ranks second in per capita income in the country

Delhi ranks second in per capita income in the country

New Delhi: The income of Delhiites is continuously increasing. The per capita income in the Capital ranks second in the country. People here are also f...

New Delhi: The income of Delhiites is continuously increasing. The per capita income in the Capital ranks second in the country. People here are also fond of vehicles, the scope of which is constantly increasing.

The Economic Survey of Delhi 2019-20 was presented in the Delhi Legislative Assembly on Monday. It has been shown that while the Delhi government is full of money, the income of the common people has also increased. At the National level, the per capital income is likely to reach Rs 389143 as compared to Rs 134432.

The survey presented by Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia said that the income of Delhiites is three times more than the countrymen. Ranked second among the states with highest per capital income in India.

Delhi has maintained its revenue surplus position continuously. The revenue surplus stood at Rs 6261 crore during 2018-19 as against Rs 1569.16 crore in 2017-18. The Gross State Domestic Product of Delhi at prevailing prices has increased by 55 percent during the last five years. The growth rate during 2019-20 is estimated to be 7.42 percent, which is 5 percent higher than the National growth rate.

According to the survey report, the government has spent more money on the social sector. In the financial year 2019-20, 78.84 percent has been allocated for social sector in the total allocated budget for programs and projects. This time the highest amount has been allocated in the field of education. Which constitutes 28.98 percent of the total budget. 12. 71 percent for social security and welfare. 13.83 percent on medical and public health. 14.50 percent on housing and urban development, 13.73 percent on transport, 8.78 percent on water supply and sanitation.

Vehicle hobby is growing

Of course, parking problems are increasing day by day in Delhi, but the hobby of vehicles is not decreasing. The total number of vehicles in the Economic Survey 2017-18 was one crore three lakh, which increased to one crore 86 lakh in 2018. It has increased to one crore 13 lakh 92 thousand in 2019. There was a growth of 3.69 percent over the previous year.

The pressure on private vehicles as well as public vehicles has increased. The network of Metro is laid in Delhi. Metro has become the lifeline of Delhi. 25.97 lakh passengers are traveling by metro every day. Common mobility card facility has been implemented in DTC and cluster buses. By February 2020, 733 new buses have started running in Delhi under the cluster scheme. 2809 were deployed in DTC buses and 2809 in cluster buses.

South Delhi is the greenest

In terms of greenery, South Delhi is at the top, while greenery in East Delhi is much lower. Talking about green area, the total forest area in 2015 was 299.77 square kilometres. It has increased to 324.44 sq. km in 2019. The green area of Delhi was around 20.2 percent in 2015, which has increased to 21.88 percent in 2019. South Delhi has the highest forest area of 84.63 sq. km, while East Delhi has the lowest forest area. There is only greenery in the area of 3.75 square kilometres.

The Delhi government claims that the plantation campaign has increased greenery in Delhi. 19 agencies, environmental clubs and welfare organizations are contributing to it. Last year, 21.15 lakh saplings were planted. 4.57 lakh saplings were also distributed to the people. The number of agricultural holdings increased by 1.68 percent.

Number of electricity consumers increased

The benefit of Delhi government's electricity bill exemption is that the number of consumers is increasing continuously. In the last 10 years 74.81 percent consumers have increased. There are 59.94 lakh electricity consumers during 2018-19. There was also an increase in power purchase. In the last 10 years, 57.98 percent power is being procured and distributed. Power demand has reached 7016 MW.

Special features of Economic Survey

The Delhi government has implemented the recommendations of the 5th Delhi Finance Commission for the period 2016-17 to 2020-21. The number of factories operating in Delhi was 8968 in 2014, which increased to 9121 in 2018. Estimated workers employed in these increased from 416927 in 2014 to 419578 in 2018.

Total water resources are 937 MGD available for distribution near Delhi Jalboard. About 83.42 percent of Delhi's households have the facility of drinking water supply from the pipeline. There are 675 slum slums in Delhi. Of these, 3.6 lakh people are living on 799 hectares of land.

There are 1432 dispensaries, 7 primary health centers, 1172 nursing homes, 251 maternity homes, 222 polyclinics, 88 hospitals, 17 medical colleges under Delhi's health sector structure. Number of beds in hospitals has gone up to 5770.

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