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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
28-November-2014 12:42 IST
Financial Assistance for Health Sectors in the Country

 

The Government is receiving financial assistance in the form of loans and grants from various foreign agencies / countries, including the World Bank, for funding projects to strengthen health sector in the country. The World Health Organization (WHO) does not directly assist health programmes / projects of the Central / State Governments.  The assistance received from various foreign agencies / countries is utilized for specific projects including  Immunization Programme, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Reproductive and Child Health-II Programme, Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme, National Leprosy Eradication Programme, HIV/AIDS Control Programmes, and   various projects meant for strengthening of health systems in the States.Details of the financial assistance received during the last three years and the current year so far, are given below:

Details of the financial assistance received during the last three years and the current year so far, Donor Agency and Centre/State-wise

 

Loan

 

Donor Agency

Receiving Government

Rupees in Thousands

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

GODE, Germany

Central

244,278.73

-537.96

13,857.40

0.00

IDA

Central

11,969,690.17

12,746,668.82

1,587,447.62

10,720,07.71

Karnataka

560,610.31

456,860.12

1,079,616.67

321,800.43

Rajasthan

419,698.76

11,231.03

0.00

-38.38

Tamil Nadu

1,415,718.92

1,470,146.46

1,141,207.39

646,905.45

Uttar Pradesh

0.00

576,851.83

438,973.24

0.00

 

Grant

 

Donor Agency

Receiving Government

Rupees in Thousands

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

European Union

Central

2,103,420.00

0.00

3,106,298.00

0.00

GODE Germany

Central

107,018.22

8,707.99

-13,276.00

7,823.35

Karnataka

-7,620.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

West Bengal

303,312.25

0.00

0.00

0.00

Global Fund

Central

7,350,297.97

6,689,214.19

17,071,293.49

3,127,398.97

United States of America

Central

551,008.15

236,081.50

434,183.54

0.00

IDA

Central

-2,987.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

UNDP

Central

96,496.45

81,453.58

40,429.82

0.00

UNFPA

Central

210,066.75

157,974.48

6,519.45

7,087.91

United Kingdom

Central

4,753,803.61

0.00

0.00

0.00

Bihar

1,428,660.00

2,142,576.00

2,599,183.60

1,931,092.00

Madhya Pradesh

659,120.00

1,875,972.60

1,394,450.40

493,274.00

Odisha

1,193,950.00

1,049,523.60

1,311,608.30

544,433.45

 

Projects under World Bank funding

 

Name of Projects

Central/State

Loan amount Rupees in Crore

Date of Signing / Closing

Karnataka Health Systems

Karnataka

1146.46

16-10-2006 /

31-03-2016

Tamil Nadu Health Systems

Tamil Nadu

1233.22

05-01-2005 /

30-09-2013

Uttar Pradesh Health Systems

Uttar Pradesh

822.86

21-03-2012 /

31-03-2017

Vector Borne Disease Control & Polio Eradication Support Project

Central

2820.47

13-02-2009 /

31-12-2013

ICDS Systems Strengthening & Nutrition Improvement Project

Central

(M/o WCD)

573.86

05-11-2012 /

31-10-2015

 

Projects under Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Name of Projects

State / Central

Loan amount

Improvement of Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children

Tamil Nadu

JPY 1,495,000,000/- (One thousand four hundred ninety five Million Yen)

 

Based on the referral reports received from the Department of Economic Affairs, seven cases were registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in respective courts.   Out of the seven cases, closure report has been accepted by the court in respect of two cases and the remaining five cases are under trial in courts.

The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the LokSabha here today.

 

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