Dr. YSR's had done more to the state in 5 years than what Chandrababu Naidu had done in 10 years
|No Free Power, Increased rate from Rs 50 to Rs 625 for HP (horse power)|
Given free power to 30 lakh pump sets for five years uninterruptedly benefitting 95 % of the farming community. Announcement that free power is government policy and it is permanent. Agriculture consumption increased by 45 %.
Power dues waiver
|Agriculture power dues not waived|
Rs 1,259 crores agriculture dues were waived
|In nine years expenditure was Rs 10,000 crore (including maintenance). Ten lakh acres got water.|
Projects were taken up with a cost of Rs 32,000 crores. Irrigation water was provided to additional ayacut of 9 lakh acres. By 2009 March an additional 6 lakh acres was brought under cultivation. The goal was to bring 1.7 crore acres under cultivation.
|There was severe drought for 7.5 years agriculture land turned barren, severe drinking water crisis.|
Five years good rains, first time all reservoirs were full, first time in 25 years all rivers were full, Singur was full for the first time in eight years. Bounty crop, hydel power generation.
Agriculture allied fields allocations
|Rs 4,280 crores only in 2003-04|
Rs 32,076 crore in 2008-09
|2003-04 137 lakh metric tons of paddy|
2008-09 199 lakh metric tons of paddy. Agriculture sector back to lush.
Distribution of agriculture crop loans
|2003-04 Rs 7,903 crores for crop loans|
2007-08 Rs 22,650 crores for agriculture, Rs 26,000 target for 2008-09
|No. interest rate 14 %|
Interest 3 %. Farmers, women, weavers eligible
Distribution of agriculture loans to new tenant farmers
|Loans were given to 59 lakh farmers till 200304|
The figure rose to 90 lakhs with 30 lakh new farmers getting the benefit
Insurance scheme (village as unit)
Scheme introduced throughout the state
BT cotton seeds at subsidized price
|In 2003-04 the cost of the one packet of seeds was Rs 1,850|
Took on MNC Monsanto in fierce battle and brought down the price to Rs 650 per packet of BT- 1 cotton seeds.
Package to farmers who committed suicide
Special package in 16 districts at a cost of Rs 9,650 crores with the help of central government
|Not Applicable. No loan rescheduling either|
Not Applicable. No loan rescheduling either
Farmers’ loan waiver
Rs 12,000 crores loans were waived covering nearly 63 lakh farmers. A special package of Rs 1,600 crores was brought in to cover 32 lakh farmers who were not covered in the scheme. Each farmer was paid Rs 5,000.
6.04 lakh acres of land was distributed to the poor and Rs 500 crores was allocated for its development
Land pattas to Tribals
Over 6 lakh acres land pattas given
Hike in input subsidy for crop loss
|Rs 600 per acre was given as input subsidy|
Increased input subsidy to Rs 1,800 per acre (Paddy, groundnut).
Livestock and sheep
Livestock and sheep were distributed on subsidy rates under Pasukranti scheme
First time in the country Andhra Pradesh has introduced this scheme
Health Insurance to poor, Aarogyasri
|Nil. User charges were collected from poor in government hospitals|
First time in the country, free medicare up to Rs 2 lakh to poor covering 942 diseases.
108, 104 medical services
Mobile health vans, numbering 475, under 104 scheme, used to go to the remotest villages to provide free medicare. 108 ambulance services were also in service.
Four per cent reservation to minorities in education and employment. Scholarship budget Rs 127 crores per annum
MSP hike (per quintal):
|Rs 190 in nine years|
Rs 350 in five years (64 %)
|Rs 575 in nine years|
Rs 1,075 in five years (56 %)
|Rs 195 in nine years|
Rs 355 in five years (66 %)
|Rs 570 in nine years|
Rs 1,150 (84%), 5 yrs
|Rs 500 in five years|
Rs 700 (50 %), 5 yrs
|Rs 300 in five years|
RS 965 (77%), 5 yrs
Abhayahastham (IKP Life Insurance scheme)
Old age pension women crossing 60 years from Rs 500 to Rs 2,200 towards pension, insurance, stipend to children, SHG members should pay one rupee per day. About 1.26 crore women benefitted
|No prominence to projects|
Pranahitha-Chevella project, the lifeline of Telangana, conceived. Devadula -The second biggest (in height) lift irrigation project in the world.
Power charges, taxes
|Before 2004, power charges were increased eight times. Every year taxes were increased|
Five years no hike in power charges…assured it would not be hiked for another five years. No increase in taxes.
Additional power purchases
In 2.5 years Rs 6,500 crores spent for agriculture, industrial and service sectors. Industrial power demand increased by 40 per cent.
Jobs (government/private) employment
|Recruitment in government jobs nearly stopped. Unemployment on the rise, youth in despair|
Ten lakh jobs in government and private sectors in five years. Jobs to 55,000 in SEZs. Plan to create employment opportunities to 25 lakh. Recruited 50,000 teachers and 17,000 police. Decision to employ 53, 000 more teachers.
|In nine years before 2004, only 10 lakh acres was provided with irrigation water.|
Water was provided to an additional 19 lakh acres. Taken up 81 projects, completed 12 projects while 13 others were in near completion stage
6.04 lakh acres were distributed among poor and Rs 500 crores earmarked for development. 6 lakh acres distributed to tribals.
|Rs 10 crores in nine years. Water to 10 lakh acres|
Jalayagnam to irrigate 19 lakh acres with a cost of RS 32,000 crores
|Food for work scheme could not stop migrations|
Nearly one crore people benefitted though employment guarantee scheme. Social audit, smart card and egovernance were the tools used
|47 lakh houses since independence to 2004|
In 4.5 years 9 lakh houses built. 28 lakh houses under construction. Target 80 lakh houses and a slum-free state. Housing budget increased tenfold from Rs 500 crores to 5,000 crores. Over 20 lakh poor given house sites
Self Help Groups (SHGs)
|Nearly 50 lakh women before 2004|
Membership touched one crore in women SHGs
|Rs 1,666 crores in five years|
By December 2008 Rs 16, 535 crores, 2009 goal Rs 11,000 crores. By March 2009 Rs 23,000 crores distributed for the five-year period. One crore women to be lakhiers
Microfinance (% on national figure)
42 % of national share. Major portion of microfinance from state.
|2004-05 Rs 11,457 cores|
Rs 44,000 crores
|Cooking gas price on the rise, never slashed|
The only state in the country to bear the Rs 50 hike per cylinder and did not pass on the hike to consumer
|In nine years before 2004 40 lakh white ration cards|
Sanctioned Rs 50 lakh white ration cards. All eligible given ration cards. Nearly two crore families, including middle class, given cards.
Handloom sector, weavers
|No loan waiver. Pension to 30,000 weavers. Rs 40 crore budget before 2004|
Rs 327 crore laon waiver benefitting 3 lakh families. Pensions to 1.5 lakh weaers. Budget increased to 150 crores.
|Till 2004, 16 lakh persons were given Rs 75 as pension|
During five years 55 lakh more persons were given pensions taking the total to 71 lakh. On first of every month Rs 200 was distributed. Physically handicapped persons pension Rs 500
|ISB was established|
17 universities started. One university for each district besides specialized universities. Started IITs, IIIT, BITS Pilani.
Students fees reimbursement
|No fees reimbursement for BC, EBC, Minority students|
Provided 100 % fees reimbursement to lakhs of BC, Minority, EBC students along with SC and ST students. Free education is for the first time in the country
|Rs 10,000 crores for welfare was a record|
2008-09 Rs 30,000 crores allocated for welfare
|Rs 363 crores before 2004|
Rs 1,600 crores allocated for 2008-09
|Rs 30 crores before 2004|
Rs 200 crores for 2008-09
Kalyanamasthu through TTD and mass marriages through Minorities Department
Development plan, welfare sector capital expenditure
|Never prominent before 2004|
State was highest in growth indicators as per RBI report. Achieved double digit growth rate in agriculture in 2007-08, unprecedented in the entire country.
|In nine years IT sector had 81,000 jobs. IT exports during 2003-04 registered 5,000 crores|
Additional 1.53 crore jobs in IT sector. 2008-09 IT exports registered Rs 26,000 crores
Development plan, welfare sector capital expenditure
|Prior to 2004 none of these were on top|
State was on top of the table in growth indicators. Could achieve double figure growth rate in agriculture during 2007-08 for the first time in the country
|Confined only to Hyderabad. Stood 7th in the country in attracting investments|
Fast track industrialization in every district. Industrial development in centres like Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Tirupati and Warangal. State stood second in the country in attracting investments in the country.
|Before 2004 kg rice was Rs 5.25, in 1983 Rs 2 per kg. Subsidy component was Rs 80 crores.|
Over two core families were given rice at Rs 2 per kg. Subsidy was over Rs 3,000 crores
|No distribution of dal and palm oil on subsidy|
Monthly essential commodities rice, dal, palm oil for Rs 103.
Local bodies, functions and budgets
|Some functions were taken up under Janmabhoomi- nodal officers. In nine years Rs 2,495 crores spent|
Janmabhoomi, nodal system was stopped. In four years RS 6,110 crores were spent
|Ban on recruitment of government jobs. Contract jobs in government sector introduced. PRC only after many agitations, DA was not released on time. Restrictions on medical reimbursement of employees and pensioners. Transfers only once in five years.|
Lifted the ban on recruitment in government offices. Lakhs of people were provided employment in various departments. PRC on time. 22 5 interim relief. Ceiling lifted to Rs 2 lakh for medical reimbursement. DA and other allowances on time. Gratuity ceiling lifted to Rs 3 lakh. Transparency in transfers. Revived jobs on compassionate grounds. Employees had security and happiness.