Union Budget 2021 for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented the budget for the financial year 2021-22. This is the third budget of the second term of the Modi government. This budget has become very important due to the Corona epidemic and the subsequent economic crisis. The Union Government has allocated Rs 2596.14 crore to the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs in the budget for the year 2021-22, which is Rs 795.99 crore more than the revised allocation of last year, while the budgetary allocation of Khelo India has been increased from Rs 328.77 crore to Rs 657.71 crore. Is.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget for the year 2021-22 in Parliament on Monday, in which the allocation to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports was increased from Rs 1800.15 to Rs 2596.14 crore. The budget allocation for the year 2020-21 was Rs 2826.92 crore, which was later reduced to Rs 1800.15 crore in the revised budget estimate.
Increase in allocation of SAI
890.42 crore was allocated for Khelo India in the budget of the year 2020-21. It has been reduced to 328.77 in the revised estimate. In the year 2021-22, it has been increased to Rs 657.71 crore. At the same time, the allocation for National Sports Federations was Rs 245 crore in the last budget. Its revised allocation has been increased to Rs 132 crore in the budget estimate. For the next financial year, it has been increased to Rs 280 crore. Rs 25 crore has been given for the National Sports Development Fund, while the revised allocation in the budget for the year 2020-21 is Rs 7.23 crore.
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The allocation to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has also been increased. Rs.660.41 crore has been allocated to SAI while the allocation in the budget estimate for 2020-21 was Rs.500 crore which is Rs.612.21 crore in the revised estimate.