Additional amount under rural development programme to the States

for Ministry of Rural Development | Date - 01-12-2006

Lok Sabha

The Ministry of Rural Development receives requests from State Governments for release of additional amount under allocation based rural development programmes. Such proposals are examined and funds released in accordance with the programme guidelines. Additional funds have been released under Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) out of 5% meant for natural calamity or as a special package, under Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY) out of 5% reserved for distress areas and under Swarnjayanti Gram Swarojagar Yojana (SGSY) during the last three years and the current year as per details given in the Annexure.

This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development, Shri Chandra Sekhar Sahu in reply to an unstarred question in Lok Sabha today.

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