Ministry of Mines

ODISHA GETS Rs.23120 CRORE UNDER DISTRICT MINERAL FOUNDATION TILL 30TH JUNE THIS YEAR

Posted On: 31 JUL 2023 4:21PM by PIB Delhi

The cumulative fund collection under District Mineral Foundation (DMF) in the State of Odisha till 30th June 2023 is Rs. 23,120 Cr. out of which Rs. 17,755.20 Cr. is received from major minerals other than Coal and Lignite, Rs. 5237.58 Cr. is received from Coal/Lignite, and Rs. 127.21 Cr. is received from minor minerals.

As per the Odisha State DMF rules, at least 60% of the funds are to be spent on high priority activities and up to 40% of the fund are to be spent on other priority activities. Details of funds so far utilized in Odisha specially Mayurbhanj under PMKKKY is enclosed as Annexure.

As per information received by the ministry, the State Government of Odisha has advised the DMFs to substantially enhance the fund allocation by creating a shelf of projects and expedite the utilization of DMF fund in the ongoing projects. Presently, the cumulative allocation under DMF is 97% of the cumulative collection of the State as listed below –

 

DMF Collection in Odisha Rs. Cr.

Fund allocation in Rs. Cr.

Expenditure in Rs. Cr.

% Allocation

% Spent

23120.00

22480.09

13478.00

97%

58%

 

Annexure

 

Details of funds so far utilized in Odisha specially Mayurbhanj under PMKKKY :

 

S. No.

Sector wise work

Odisha

Mayurbhanj

Amount Spent (in Rs Cr.) till June 2023

Amount Spent (in Rs Cr.) till June 2023

 

A. High Priority Activities

 

 

1

Drinking Water Supply

3165.41

4.85

2

Education

2751.65

39.30

3

Environment Preservation and Pollution Control

152.75

0.00

4

Health Care

1586.85

6.68

5

Sanitation

141.19

1.86

6

Skill Development

205.63

0.35

7

Welfare of Women, Children Aged & Disabled people

487.06

0.79

8

Housing

12.76

0.06

9

Livelihood Programmes

546.25

6.44

10

Road Connectivity

1036.22

0.00

 

A. Sub-Total

10085.77

60.33

 

B. Other Priority Activities

 

 

1

Physical Infrastructure

2070.96

2.75

2

Irrigation

819.91

0.05

3

Energy & Watershed

200.84

17.16

4

Afforestation

76.64

0.00

5

Others

97.57

0.35

 

B. Sub-Total

3265.92

20.31

 

C. Administration

126.31

0.58

 

D=(A+B+C) TOTAL

13478.00

81.22

 

This information was given by Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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BY/RKP



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