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Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
26-April-2012 17:51 IST
Funds Spent in Bihar by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation

The Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja has said that the release of funds under various schemes depends upon the availability of funds, requests for more funds out of allocation for the State and utilisation of funds by the State Government. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha she said, details of funds given/spent in Bihar by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation are given below:

 

Details of funds released by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation to the State Government of Bihar under various Schemes

 

(a)          (i) Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) :-

Year

Funds Released (Rs in lacs)

2009-2010

895.12

2010-2011

2001.40

2011-2012

1579.36

2012-2013

NIL

 

(ii)        National Building Organisation (NBO) has released the funds to State of Bihar for two activities namely Slum Survey/Slum Households and livelihood profile Survey and development of Housing Start-up as indicated below:-

Year

Funds Released (Rs)

2009-2010

51,96,370

2010-2011

56,43,260

2011-2012

99,00,000

 

(iii)       Integrated Low Cost Sanitation Scheme (ILCS): Under the revised Integrated Low Cost Sanitation Scheme (ILCS) 2008, 25% of funds have been earmarked for construction of new toilets for Economically Weaker Section households who have no latrines. During the year 2007-08 this Ministry has released Rs.23.32 crore to the State of Bihar. An unspent balance of Rs 7.92 crores available with the State Government has been adjusted from the amount of Rs 9.25 crore sanctioned under ILCS  to the State Government of  Bihar.

 

(iv)      Rajiv Awas Yojana  :  In the year 2009-10, an amount of Rs. 191.51 lakhs was released to the Government of Bihar for undertaking preparatory activities in Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur and Muzaffarpur under the Slum Free City Planning Scheme, the preparatory phase of Rajiv Awas Yojana. 

 

 (v) Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) and Integrated Housing & Slum Development Programme (IHSDP) under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM)

 

Funds released to Bihar under  IHSDP and BSUP

(Rs. in crores)

Sl. No.

Scheme component

Year 2009-10

Year 2010-11

Year 2011-12

Current Year 2012-13

 

1

IHSDP

0.00

19.25

24.11

0.00

 

2

BSUP

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

Grand Total

0.00

19.25

24.11

0.00

 

 

(vi) The details of fund released to Bihar for 2 cities i.e. Patna and Gaya-Bodhgaya, a project with support from Department for International Development (DFID), UK, under the “Support to National Programme on urban Poverty Reduction” (SNPUPR) project as under:-

 

DFID assisted project ‘Support to National Policies for   Urban Poverty Reduction’ (SNPUPR)

Financial Year

Fund released (Rs. in Lakh)

2009-10

NIL

2010-11

1.16

2011-12

34.10

Total

35.26

 

(a)        Release of funds to the States/UTs are made for implementation of schemes such as  Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY), Conversion of 3545 dry latrines into water sealed toilets and construction of 8586 new latrines for Economically Weaker Section households under Integrated Low Cost Sanitation (ILCS), for construction of 22372 dwelling units under Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) and 28623 units under Integrated Housing & Slum Development Programme (IHSDP) under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM)(Sub-Mission-II), Slum Free City Planning Scheme for the preparatory phase of Rajiv Awas Yojana and Conduct of Slum Survey/Slum Households/livelihood profile survey, Establishment of Housing Start-up-Index (HSUI) cell for the operationlisation of Housing Start-up-Index, a project with support from Department for International Development (DFID), UK called “Support to National Programme on urban Poverty Reduction” (SNPUPR).

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