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Main budget items requested for FY2017

  • September 1, 2016
  • , Mainichi , p. 6
  • JMH Translation

Promotion of the Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens

Expansion of childcare infrastructure, improvement of remuneration for childcare workers and other measures (Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, et al.)

116.9 billion yen

Improvement of remuneration for elderly care workers (MHLW)

4.8 billion yen

Easing of the requirements of the period worked to be eligible for pension (MHLW)

Amount not specified

Improvement of labor arrangements such as allowing non-regular workers to become regular workers and realizing equal pay for equal work (MHLW)

57.3 billion yen

Establishment of student financial aid system without payback obligations (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

Amount not specified

Expansion of eligibility for student loans without interest payment (MEXT)

103.3 billion yen

Ensuring appropriate housing for families with children and for elderly residents (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)

132 billion yen

Growth Strategy

Improvement of infrastructure and acceleration of projects for accommodating foreign visitors (MLIT)

15.5 billion yen

Improvement of Haneda Airport facilities (MLIT)

61.3 billion yen

Consolidation of farmland through intermediary farmland management organizations (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)

20.8 billion yen

Research and development of auto-driving system for cars, IoT, drones, etc. (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)

27.5 billion yen

Diplomacy, Defense, and Anti-Terrorism Measures

Opening additional overseas posts (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

2.6 billion yen

Introduction of improved version of ground-based missile interceptors (Ministry of Defense)

105.6 billion yen

Establishment of strategic maritime security systems (Japan Coast Guard)

45 billion yen

Strengthening anti-terrorism measures including information gathering (Ministry of Justice)

58.2 billion yen

Tokyo Olympics

Expenditures for the Headquarters for Promotion of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics Games (Cabinet Secretariat)

1.6 billion yen

Expenditures for training of athletes, etc. (MEXT)

20.6 billion yen


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