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Government of India
Ministry of Development of North-East Region
16 DEC 2021 1:07PM by PIB Delhi
Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) Scheme

The status of funds allocation and expenditure under the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) scheme of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region during the last five years is as under:

                                                                                                                                             (Rs. in crore)

Financial Year

Budgetary Estimates

Revised Estimates

Expenditure

 
 

2016-17

900

850

837.29

 

2017-18

1069.5

876.06

862.42

 

2018-19

1002

782.96

526.55

 

2019-20

533.1

576.59

576.59

 

2020-21

551.75

341.84

341.84

 

 

There is no State-wise budgetary allocation of the funds under NLCPR scheme of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region. Funds under NLCPR-Central component of the scheme are released to the respective central implementing agencies. However, under NLCPR-State component of the scheme, project-wise funds are released to the respective State Governments for implementation. The state-wise details of funds released under NLCPR-State component during the last five years are as under:

 

S. No.

State

Funds released (Rs. in crore)

1.

Arunachal Pradesh

308.15

2.

Assam

533.44

3.

Manipur

404.70

4.

Meghalaya

196.15

5.

Mizoram

237.41

6.

Nagaland

236.08

7.

Sikkim

253.55

8.

Tripura

198.50

 

Total

2367.98

 

As per the extant guidelines, all non-exempted Central Ministries/Departments, are mandated to spend atleast 10% of Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) for Central Sector and Centrally Sponsored Schemes in North Eastern Region (NER). However, instead of a pre-decided State-wise allocation, funds are spent by the concerned Ministries/Departments in the North Eastern States, against sanctioned projects/schemes.

This information was given by Minister for Development of North Eastern Region Shri G. Kishan Reddy in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today.

 

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