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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
01-March-2011 19:19 IST
Setting Up of Counter Insurgency and Anti-Terrorism Schools

 

           

It has been decided to set up 20 counter Insurgency and Anti terrorist Schools (CIATs) in the states of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, Manipur, Nagaland, West Bengal and Tripura.  Out of these, 13 Schools have already been set up and are functional.

 

            The Government has sanctioned Rs. 52.40 Crore for the scheme. Rs. 25.50 Crore was released to the State governments which have utilised Rs. 17.78 Crore as per table given below:-

 

                                    (Rs. in Crore)

Sl. No.

Name of the State

              Funds released

Funds utilized by the State Government

 

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

 

1.

Assam

Nil

1.5

3.0

-

3.38

2.

Bihar

Nil

1.5

3.0

-

4.50

3.

Chhattisgarh

Nil

3.0

1.5

-

2.40

4.

Jharkhand

Nil

3.0

1.5

-

3.00

5.

Orissa

Nil

3.0

1.5

-

4.50

6.

West Bengal

Nil

0

-

1.5

-

7.

Nagaland

Nil

o

-

1.5

-

 

Total

Nil

12.00

10.50

3.0

17.78

 

 

              This was stated  by the  Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Shri Gurudas Kamat   in written reply to a question  in the Lok Sabha today                                                                                       .

 

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