Featured

Only 9 states eligible for performance grants of ULBs

Views: 210

moneyOnly nine of 29 States in the country were found eligible for release of performance grants of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) during 2014-15.

“As per the recommendations of the 13th Finance Commission, these nine states were released performance grant of Rs. 457.91 crore,” Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation said in Rajya Sabha.

The States that received performance grant of Urban Local Bodies include: Uttar Pradesh which received a grant of Rs. 146.46 cr, Madhya Pradesh(Rs.74.11 cr), Rajasthan (Rs.59.23 cr), Andhra Pradesh (Rs. 47.76 cr), Telangana (Rs. 47.41 cr), Kerala (Rs. 36.02 cr), Haryana (Rs. 21.58 cr), Chattisgarh (Rs. 20.68 cr) and Mizoram which received a grant of Rs. 4.66 cr.

13 States met the nine essential criteria for performance grant as stipulated by the 13th Finance Commission only partially in the range of 1 to 8. These include: Karnataka, Maharashtra and Punjab which met 8 of the 9 criteria, Bihar, Gujarat, Jharkhand and Uttarakhand (6), Assam and J&K (5), Sikkim (3), Tamil Nadu (2) and West Bengal and Goa met only one of the 9 Essential Criteria.

Seven States, which did not claim the grant, include Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha and Tripura.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Most Popular

.

About Us

Smart city portal was started with an aim to provide latest news information about the smart city mission of the Government of India. Founded in 2015, the portal enjoys the distinction of being India's first integrated website on smart cities of India. The website features stories on the economic growth of Indian cities where the government is trying to improve the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology as a means to create smart outcomes for citizens.

Contact Us

Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd. Stellar IT Park, 7A/7B, 5th floor, Annexe Building, C-25, Sector 62 Noida – 201309, Uttar Pradesh, India

To Top