Highlights of Haryana Budget 2023-24
Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar as Finance Minister of the State presented a Budget of ₹1,83,950 crore for the year 2023-24 in Vidhan Sabha.
This proposed budget is an increase of 11.6% over RE 2022-23 of ₹1,64,808 crore. The government maintains a focus on increasing capital expenditure and proposed expenditure of ₹57,879 crore on capital asset creation.
Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar mentioned that RBI has stated that Haryana was one of the 3 states which had a positive deviation of actuals as compared to budgetary targets in capital outlays (average across country was -21.3%).
The minister had not proposed any new tax in the Budget 2023.
Highlights of Haryana Budget 2023-24
In Budget Estimate 2023-24, revenue receipt has been projected at ₹1,09,122 crore, with tax revenue at ₹75,716 crore and ₹12,651 crore as non-tax revenue. Capital receipt of ₹71,173 crore has been projected.
GST, VAT, Excise and stamp & registration are the major sources of tax revenue receipt.
Fiscal deficit of the state was 3.29% of GSDP in RE 2022-23 as against the limit of 3.5% of GSDP.
Fiscal deficit for 2023-24 has been projected as 2.96% of GSDP. The debt to GSDP ratio in RE 2022-23 is 25.78%. For 2023-24, it has been projected at 25.45% of GSDP.
The major highlights of Haryana Budget 2023-24 are given below:
Haryana Parivar Suraksha Nyas
A trust Haryana Parivar Suraksha Nyas has been established to consolidate existing insurance schemes. It implements - Mukhyamantri Haryana Karamchari Durghatna Bima Yojna (for C and D category employees and safai karamcharis), Mukhyamantri Vyapari Samuhik Niji Durghatna Bima Yojna (for small traders) and Mukhyamantri Parivar Samriddhi Yojana (social security net to Antyodaya families).
Mukhyamantri Vyapari Khsatipurti Bima Yojna will become operational on 1 April 2023. It is a welfare scheme for street vendors, small traders and businesses having an annual turnover of upto ₹1.50 crore. Under the scheme, compensation will be provided in case of loss of assets due to any natural causes or fire.
A new scheme has been proposed named Deen Dayal Upadhyay Antyodyay Parivar Suraksha Yojana for providing assistance in case of death or disability in respect of a member of a family having annual income of upto ₹1.80 lakh. The proposed assistance shall be ₹1 lakh upto the age of 6 years, ₹2 lakh above the age of 6 years upto the age of 18 years, ₹3 lakh for age above 18 years upto 25 years, ₹5 lakh for age over 25 years upto 40 years and ₹2 lakh for the age of above 40 years upto the age of 60 years.
The benefit amount will include the amount of ₹2 lakh under PMJJBY which is available in the age bracket of 18-40 years only.
Creation of Department of State Audit for exercising due process in Government and Local body expenditures, safeguarding government assets and checking misappropriation of resources through internal audit including of NGOs receiving tax payers money from government. This will ensure transparency and increase accountability in public expenditures.
Direct Benefit Transfer
142 schemes have been on boarded on DBT portal of Haryana which became operational in September 2017. Out of the 142 schemes, 58 are centrally sponsored and 84 are state schemes.
Based on the data generated in Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP) database, government has decided to give responsibility of citizens:
a) Up to 6 years age to Department of Women and Child Development- To take care of the needs of child irrespective of whether the child is attending anganwadi centre or not
b) 6-18 years of age to School Education Department- To ensure no child is out school
c) Above 18 to 25 years of age to Higher Education Department- To ensure every youth is educated or skilled for jobs
d) Above 25 to 40 years of age to Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Department- To Ensure skilling, entrepreneurship and employment to youth
e) Above 40 to 60 years of age to Revenue and Disaster Management Department
f) Above 60 years will be cared for by the SEWA department
Agriculture and allied sectors
The government has proposed to allocate ₹8316 crore for agriculture and allied sectors and cooperation for FY 2023-24 (a 19% increase over RE).
Haryana is the only State that provides assurance on the Minimum Support Price for 14 crops.
More than 9 lakhs of farmers register regularly on Meri Fasal Mera Byora (MFMB). This has enabled the State to undertake various initiatives like Mera Pani Meri Virasat, financial support for Direct Seeded Rice, promotion of oilseeds and pulses and providing Bhawantar Bharpayee support where the market price falls below MSP.
The minister, in his budget speech, mentioned that Haryana was conferred with the Best State Agribusiness Award-2022 by the Indian Agriculture and Food Council.
A Nutri-Cereals Research Station at Gokalpura in Bhiwani district will become operational in 2023 to improve productivity of Bajra cultivation. It is being established by Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agriculture University (CCS HAU).
In 2022, CM announced a new programme on Natural Farming. Under the scheme, 2238 farmers have been identified and provided support for adoption of Natural Farming. For the year 2023-24, the Minister proposed a target of 20,000 acres for adoption of Natural farming.
Two training centres have been established at Gurukul in Kurushetra and Gharaunda in Karnal. 3 more training centres are proposed for 2023-24 at CSS HAU hisar, HAMETI Jind and Mangiana in Sirsa.
The government will focus on Precision Agriculture with project starting in Sirsa district. The government will give training to 500 young farmers in drone operation under the Central government’s initiative for adoption of Kisan drones.
The government has proposed to launch a scheme where the farmer will be helped to adopt green manuring through Dhaincha cultivation (improves soil health). Government will bear 80% of the cost of Rs. 720 per acre and the rest farmer will contribute.
A target of cultivation of paddy in at least 2 lakh acres through direct seeding has been proposed for 2023-24.
Under a unique initiative, government will notify a rate of Rs 1000 per tonne as an incentive to purchase parali from farmers and Rs. 1500 per tonne for meeting all expenses related to parali management for paddy straw procured by designated agencies.
Paddy straw biomass will be used in the form of pellets along with coal in Thermal Power plants to generate electricity. 2G-ethanol plant established by Indian Oil Corporation at Panipat will use paddy straw for ethanol generation.
A target of reclamation of 50,00 acres of land facing problems like increasing soil salinity and waterlogging has been proposed for 2023-24.
The Haryana government aims to double the cropped area under horticulture and triple horticulture production by 2030.
In 2023-24, the government proposed to establish 3 new centre of Excellences:
a) Panchkula- On post harvest management
b) Pinangawan in Nuh district- for Onions
c) Munipur in Jhajjar district- for flowers
Haryana International Horticulture Market’s construction will start this year in Gannaur in Sonipat district.
Haryana Pashudhan Utthan Mission (HPUM), a scheme proposed for entrepreneurship development in the animal husbandry sector. It will be implemented through the Haryana Livestock Development Board (HLDB). Under this mission, training and support will be given to young entrepreneurs through Shri Vishwakarma Skill University and the Lala Lajpat Rai University of Animal Sciences (LUVAS).
70 Mobile Veterinary Units have been proposed in PPP mode to give veterinary services at the doorstep in rural areas. Construction of 4 additional Veterinary Polyclinics in Palwal, Fatehabad, Mahendragarh, and Ambala has been proposed.
The allocation for Haryana Gau Sewa Aayog has been proposed to be increased from Rs 40 crore to Rs 400 crore in 2023-24. The gaushalas will be linked to GOBAR DHAN scheme under which biogas plants will be constructed in every district.
The government has decided to fund the establishment of ethanol plants in the cooperative sugar mills with an estimated cost of Rs 1200 crore over a period of 3 years.
A scheme Sanjhi Dairy was launched in February 2023 to help those who do not have sufficient land to increase their incomes via animal husbandry activities. Under this scheme, the Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation (HDDCF) will build animal sheds on land of Gram Panchayats and Primary Agriculture Credit Societies (PACS) where the cattle will be kept and maintained together.
HAFED has decided to open a Haryana Cooperative Export House at Karnal to increase its export activities and ensure a better price to farmers for their produce.
Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship sector
The government has proposed to allocate ₹ 1636 crore to the youth sector for FY 2023-24.
Haryana Skill Development Mission will provide skill training in National Skill Qualification Framework aligned job roles to 2 lakh unemployed youths through specific trainings and courses in 2023-24. A sum of Rs 250 crore has been allocated for this purpose.
A Venture Capital Fund will be established in associated with banks and financial institutions to provide financial support through loans. The financial support will be given to start-up entrepreneurs who are women and come from families with an annual income of up to Rs 1.80 lakhs or belong to SC or OBC category. The fund will have a corpus of Rs 200 crore.
Mukhyamantri Kaushal Mitra Fellowship Scheme will be created by Shri Vishwakarma Skill University (SVSU) as a pilot scheme. The scheme will engage youth and empower them with skills that will be a leverage for nation.
Skill Schools will be established using the spare infrastructure of government schools, ITIs and government polytechnics. The schools will be affiliated to SVSU.
A target of opening 1500 new HarHith stores is proposed in 2023-24 budget.
Government has operationalized the establishment of the Haryana Overseas Placement Cell in the Foreign Cooperation Department, Shri Vishwakarma Skill University and Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Department. Government will bear the cost of foreign language certification test to youth who wish to look job opportunities abroad and come from families with annual income up to Rs 6 lakhs.
Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam Limited (HKRN) will provide manpower identification, skill training and deployment services for placing manpower in private establishments.
Every girl child who will take admission to the government ITIs and belong to family with an annual income up to Rs 3 lakhs will be given financial assistance of Rs 2500.
Panchayati Raj Institutions and Rural Development sector
The government had proposed to allocate ₹ 7202 crore to the rural sector in the Budget for FY 2023-24.
Specified source of revenue like Stamp duty and tax on electricity consumption have been given to PRIs on the same lines as Urban Local bodies.
In 2023-24, a separate engineering wing will be provided in each Zila Parishad to take additional responsibilities regarding maintenance of rural infrastructure.
Based on the recommendations of the 6th State Finance Commission, ₹ 1100 crores has been released to PRIs in the last quarter of the current year. In 2023-24 this amount is likely to be ₹3145 crores.
Government has established 700 parks evam Vyayamshalas in villages with Yog Sahayaks. In 2023-24, it is proposed to co-located Ayushman Health and Wellness Centres in these Parks evam Vyayamshalas to promote fitness and adoption of AYUSH modes among rural residents.
Shiv Dham Yojana was launched by the government for development of cremation and burial grounds.
1000 e-libraries, 468 high quality gymnasia and 780 Mahila Sanskritik Kendras will be established in Gram panchayats.
It has been proposed in budget to resolve the problems related to sludge management. The government will establish one Faecal Sludge Treatment
Plant in a district located in a Block headquarter where there is no STP located within 20 km.
An initiative to raise demand for developmental works in rural areas in the form of Gram Darshan portal was implemented in 2022.
Under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana, nine projects worth ₹ 80.59 crore under New Generation Watershed Projects will be implemented in five districts namely
Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Gurugram, Mahendragarh and Yamunanagar over the next five years.
Urban and Housing sector
The government proposes to allocate ₹ 5893 crore to the urban and housing sectors in the Budget for FY 2023-24 which is an increase of 11.1 percent over the revised estimates.
The Government has recently decided that the work done by safai karamcharis in municipalities ranked in the top fifty within their category at the National level would be recognised and an additional incentive amount of ₹1000 per month or ₹ 12,000 annually will be given to all safai karamcharis of that urban local body.
Divya Nagar Scheme, a State sponsored scheme, has been notified under which oxy-vans, city forests, large city parks and green spaces, tourism infrastructure, sports infrastructure, Integrated Command and Control Centres, energy efficient smart street lighting systems, auditorium, open air theatres will be developed. A sum of Rs. 500 crore has been proposed for this scheme.
A sum of ₹ 200 crore has been proposed for improvement of sewerage infrastructure in large cities where the maintenance of the sewerage is undertaken by the Municipal Corporations and Metropolitan Development Authorities. The project will be funded from Haryana Urban Development Fund.
Settlement of arrears of renewal fees in the Town and Country Planning Department has been proposed under Vivadon ka Samadhan scheme.
An act to establish Sonipat Metropolitan Development Authority for integrated planning and development of Kundli, Rai and Sonipat has been proposed.
Proposal to take up three metro links in 2023-24:
a) Metro link from Rezangla chowk to the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi
b) Metro link from Southern Peripheral Road to Panchgaon via Global City and Manesar
c) Extension of the Bahadurgarh Metro upto Asaudha to connect with the Haryana Orbital Rail Network and Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway.
The government proposed to provide 1 lakh houses in 2023-24 through the initiative taken by the it, in addition to the benefits available under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).
The government has allocated ₹ 566 crore (11.5% increase) to the sports sector for FY 2023-24.
In Khelo India Youth Games, held in Madhya Pradesh, Haryana stood second with total medal tally of 128 medals, of which 41 are gold medals.
Haryana Sports academy along with Sports Hostel with a capacity of 200 beds will be set up in Ambala and Panchkula.
A Cycling Velodrome will be constructed in Kurushetra and a Centre for Water Sports in Karnal district.
A Sports University will be established in Rai Sonepat to promote research and studies in various disciplines related to sports.
A scheme named Master Chandgi Ram Sportspersons Insurance Benefit Scheme is proposed to be launched to support sportspersons in case of injuries and disruptions to their career for up to two years. It will be operated through Haryana Parivar Suraksha Nyas.
A national level Scientific Training and Rehabilitation Centre for Sports (STRCS) will become functional soon at Panchkula. Similar centres will be set up in Hisar and Rohtak.
The government proposed to allocate ₹ 20,638 crore (5.2% increase over RE) to education sector for FY 2023-24.
Two schools, a Senior Secondary school and an Elementary school will be established in every Block and developed as PM SHRI Model Sanskriti Schools.
Currently, Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher education in Haryana is 32%. The government has set a target to increase GER to 40% by 2030.
Government has proposed to give free coaching in government colleges for 1000 students who are preparing for competitive exams for State level posts, Central level posts and Defence services. The students whose families’ annual income is between ₹1.80 lakhs to ₹ 3 lakhs will be given 50% subsidy for coaching.
State Teacher Award scheme will be notified soon to motivate colleges and polytechnics faculties.
Health, Medical education and AYUSH sector
The government has proposed to allocate ₹9647 crore (19.8% increase) to the health, medical education and AYUSH sectors for FY 2023-24.
The government proposed to extend the benefit of Comprehensive Health Insurance of Antyodaya Units (CHIRAYU) - Ayushman Bharat to all families with annual income of more than ₹ 1.80 lakhs and upto ₹3 lakhs. These families will be required to make a contribution of ₹ 1500 per family per annum (50% of the subscription amount) to get medical treatment cover of ₹ 5 lakhs.
CHIRAYU Scheme will also be extended to all anganwadi workers, anganwadi helpers, ASHA workers, chowkidars, MidDay Meal workers, Gramin Safai Karamcharis and such other workers. These workers with a family annual income of more than ₹ 1.80 lakhs have to contribute ₹ 125 per month to get the benefit.
SAMANUBHUTI - State Action for Mental, Nutritional and Behavioural Upliftment Initiative- is proposed to be established in Panchkula to meet the needs of specially abled persons. It will include speech therapy, occupational therapy, special and vocation education, etc.
Three Government Medical Colleges in Mahendragarh, Jind and Bhiwani districts are likely to start in 2023-24.
Social Justice, Empowerment, Welfare of Scheduled Castes & Backward Classes and Antyodaya (SEWA) sector
The government has proposed to allocate ₹10,524 crore to the SEWA sector for FY 2023-24.
The monthly benefit amount under social security pension benefits including Old Age Samman Allowance, Widow Pension and Divyang Pension has been proposed to increase from ₹ 2500 per month to ₹ 2750 per month (wef from 1 April 2023).
The income eligibility for Old Age Samman Allowance has been increased from ₹2 lakhs per annum of self and spouse to ₹3 lakhs per annum.
Varishta Nagrik Sewa Ashram Scheme has been proposed to provide care to the persons in the age group of 80 years or above with annual income of less than 25000 rupees per annum in a Sewa Ashram.
Women and Child Development sector
The government has proposed to allocate ₹2047 crore to the women and child development sector for FY 2023-24.
The government aims to reduce the cases of stunting, wasting and underweight among children of up to 6 years of age by 50% in the next 3 years. Bal Samwardhan portal has been launched in 2022 to track every child based on height and weight.
The government has proposed allocation of ₹229 crore (48.4% increase over RE) to the labour sector for FY 2023-24.
Establishment of Labour Hostels as an affordable rental housing scheme for labour in NCR has been proposed. The funds for the same will be available with the Labour Welfare Boards.
A new scheme- Mukhyamantri Shramyogi Pratibhawan Yojana- will be launched to support technical, professional and higher education of children of workers through full tuition grant, hostel fee, books and computer.
Sainik and Ardh Sainik Welfare sector
The government has proposed allocation of ₹136 crore to the Sainik and Ardh Sainik sector for FY 2023-24. The government plans to construct Integrated Sainik Sadans in 7 districts.
Environment and Forests sector
The government proposed to allocate ₹657 crore (29.1% increase over RE) to the environment and forests sector for FY 2023-24.
In 2023-24, development of Amrit Vans is proposed and they will be maintained for the next 5 years.
A new scheme- Hariyanka Bani Punarwaas- will be launched to protect and rejuvenate up to 10 Banis (blocks of natural vegetation) in each district.
The government proposed to allocate ₹ 1442 crore (88.25% over RE) to the industries sector for FY 2023-24.
The Government is adopting a three-pronged approach for Ease of Doing Business – “Design & Develop”, “Implement & Use” and “Improve”.
Also, Haryana has secured "Top Achiever" status in the State Business Reform Action Plan 2020 assessment in the Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) ranking.
A scheme for providing financial assistance on the capital expenditure incurred on purchase of UPS systems by MSMEs will be notified later.
A scheme to grant 10% rebate in the price of industrial plots allotted by HSIIDC to encourage entrepreneurship amongst the Scheduled Castes was announced in 2021. The rebate has been proposed to be increased to 20%.
Government will prepare a Recycling Facility Incentive Policy to provide incentives to the vehicle scrap page recycling and electronics recycling. Also, it will prepare Toy Manufacturing policy and Medical Device Manufacturing policy.
3 Multi Modal Logistics Parks (MMLP) are proposed to be developed in Hisar, Ambala and Mahendragarh districts.
Infrastructure- roads, highways and railways sectors
The government has proposed to allocate ₹5408 crore to the roads, highways and railways sectors for FY 2023-24.
Government will take up construction of 14 new by-passes in the State and proposes to build an elevated road in Ballabhgarh city between Delhi-Agra Elevated Road (NH-19) road and Delhi-Vadodara Expressway via Ballabhgarh-Mohna road.
Elevated railway lines in Bahadurgarh and Kaithal have been proposed to be taken up.
Public Health Engineering sector
The government has proposed to allocate ₹5017 crore (16% increase over RE) to the public health engineering sector for FY 2023-24.
Haryana has already achieved the target under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide tap water connection to all rural households in 2022 against the Central government’s target of 2024.
Government launched Mahagram Yojana to provide sewerage system in villages with population more than 10,000. The government propose to lay 100km of new sewer lines in 2023-24.
Irrigation and Water Resources sector
The government has proposed allocation of ₹6598 crore to the irrigation and water resources sector for FY 2023-24.
The government will install 1000 piezometers in villages in water stressed blocks to monitor accurate ground water levels so as to create awareness and sensitivity regarding ground water under the Atal Bhujal Yojana.
The government proposed to bring 2.5 lakh acre culturable command area under Micro irrigation and to construct 4000 on-farm Water Tanks.
A sum of ₹101 crore has been outlaid for the construction of Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal to get its due share of waters of Ravi-Beas river system.
The government proposed to allocate ₹ 8283 crore to the energy sector for FY 2023-24.
Haryana is the first state in the country to bear the Merchant Discount Rate charges for online payment of electricity bills.
Panipat Thermal Power Plants are likely to be phased out in the next 6 years. A new 800 MW thermal power plant will be taken up for construction in 2023-24. A provision for equity contribution of ₹584 crore to the project has been made.
The government is implementing a scheme to install solar pumps of 3HP to 10 HP capacity with total 75% subsidy which includes financial assistance of 30% from Centre under PM-KUSUM scheme. The government proposed to fix a target of installing 70,000 solar pumps sets in 2023-24.
A new scheme to install Grid Connected Roof Top (GCRT) Solar power plants in social and community institutions run by government and NGOs will be taken up in 2023-24.
Transport and Civil Aviation Sector
The government has proposed to allocate ₹4131 crore to the transport and civil aviation sector in the Budget for FY 2023-24.
Haryana became the first State in the country to introduce e-ticketing using the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC).
The government proposed to implement a Revenue Leakage Detection System in Haryana Roadways by installing sensors in buses to count passengers in near real-time and detect leakage.
Six new multi-modal bus ports will be established in Gurugram, Ballabhgarh, Hisar, Sonipat, Karnal and Pipli on public-private partnership (PPP) mode. A city interchange terminal near City Center in Gurugram will also be constructed.
Currently, 50% concession in Haryana Roadways buses was available to the senior citizens above the age of 65 years. The age limit now has been reduced to 60 years.
A Heli-Hub is proposed to be started in Gurugram. It will be used for transport, maintenance, repair & overhauling and medical emergency services.
Tourism and Heritage Sector
The government propose to allocate ₹323 crore (44.8% increase over RE) to the tourism and heritage sector in the Budget for FY 2023-24.
The government will establish Aravalli Safari park in Gurugram and Nuh districts in partnership with Union Ministry of Environment and Central Zoo Authority. It will be the largest such park in India.
Dhosi Hills in Mahendragarh district, one of the only 4 extinct volcanoes in India is proposed to be developed as an iconic tourist site.
A modern museum in Rakhigarhi is being established with the partnership of the Union Ministry of Culture and the Archaeological Survey of India. It will become operational in 2023-24.
Governance and Public Administration sector
The government has allocated 13,114 crore rupees to the governance and public administration sector.
Revenue and Disaster Management
The e-kshatipurti portal was launched by the government to allow farmers to directly report damage of crops due to natural disasters.
The Government proposes to undertake several reforms for modernisation of the land records system like
- Replacement of old persian or urdu terminology
- Recasting of land records format to include PPP or Aadhar
- Methodology for arriving at collector rates based on fair market value of land
- Technology based mechanism for a robust and efficient property transaction registration system
- Redrafting of land laws in modern context
- Consolidation of lands using GIS based technological process
Fire Safety Directorate has been transferred to the Revenue and Disaster Management Department as Fire Safety now is not limited only to urban areas. A Fire Service Training Centre will be established in Jind district.
Mines and Geology
The government in association with Geological Survey of India has established economically viable 17.62 million tonnes of copper deposits at village Golwa in Mahendergrah district, first major mineral resource discovery in the State.
A new e-Rawaana portal is being developed to monitor mineral production and stocking, control leakages in revenue through wrong or false reporting of mineral production or transportation and provide for alerts in case of delay in lease payments. It is likely to become operational by 31 March 2023.
Language, Culture, Information, Public Relations
Six model district level public e-libraries with digitized content will be established at Ambala, Bhiwani, Hisar, Rewari, Karnal and Gurugram.
Government has taken a decision to launch a pension scheme - Pandit Lakhmi Chand Kalakar Samajik Samman Yojana- in which pension up to Rs 10,000 per month will be given the artists based on certain criteria.
Haryanvi Kala Prasar Yojana will be launched to promote Haryanvi folk dances and folk songs- Ragni, Lok geet, Alha, Chamola, Udhal and Behre Tabli.
Government will relaunch Sewa Setu to directly reach out to beneficiaries of various schemes aimed at antyodaya families.
The government has proposed ₹50 crore for the construction of the additional Vidhan Sabha premises as currently Haryana shares its Vidhan Sabha premises with Punjab.
The Government has also decided to augment the Haryana State Wide Area Network (HSWAN) connectivity between Chandigarh, Panchkula, districts, tehsils and blocks and upgrade bandwidth at a cost of ₹48 crore.
In terms of implementation of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS), Haryana Police has been ranked first among all major State forces. In 2023-24, government has proposed to integrate government and private ambulance and all fire services with Haryana 112 (launched in July 2021) to provide quick response to health and fire emergencies.
As of 2022, total number of cybercrime police stations in Haryana has reached to 29. A separate Haryana Police investigation cadre has been approved based on the direction of Supreme court to create separate law and order and investigation wings in the police department. Enforcement wing has also been established.
The government aims to established at least one Mobile Forensic Science Unit (MFSU) in each district for inspection of crime scenes and for systematic collection of physical evidence.