Irregularities in Training of Representatives of PRIs

The Union Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Dr. C.P.Joshi today informed the Rajya Sabha the Ministry of Panchayati Raj provides financial assistance to the States for imparting training to Elected Representatives and Officials of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) under the schemes of Backward Region Grant Fund (Capacity Building component) and Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Yojana (RGSY). Details of State-wise funds released during the last three years under these schemes are at Annexure.

 

In reply to a written question the Minister said Government regularly monitors functioning of the State Governments regarding these training programmes through visits of Senior Officers and regular review with the State Governments officials. An online system of monitoring of Physical and Financial progress is also being put in place through the use of PlanPlus software.

 

 

 

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                                                                                                                                                                   Annexure

                                                                                                                                                             (Rs in Crore)

 Release of funds to States under BRGF (Capacity Building Component) and RGSY (Training Component) during 2007-08 to 2009-10

Year → 2007-08 2008-09

2009-10

Sl. No.

 

 

State

Amount Released

 

Amount Released        

Amount Released

BRGF

RGSY

BRGF

RGSY

BRGF

RGSY

1

Andhra Pradesh

13.00

0.82

4.00

22.11

6.22

2

Arunachal Pradesh

6.00

2.90

3

Assam

3.26

5.64

2.37

4

Bihar

25.78

3.28

5

Chhattisgarh

13.00

8.46

1.92

6

Gujarat

3.95

6.04

5.47

7

Goa

0.34

8

Haryana

0.07

3.23

0.95

9

H.P

2.00

2.52

1.96

6.78

1.76

4.89

10

Jharkhand

21.00

0.16

11

J&K

9.00

12

Karnataka

10.00

8.39

2.39

13

Kerala

2.00

0.58

0.59

2.00

0.59

14

Madhya Pradesh

24.00

0.62

24.00

11.31

5.66

15

Maharashtra

29.80

3.55

3.39

16

Manipur

0.40

4.60

0.40

2.10

17

Meghalaya

3.93

2.35

18

Mizoram

2.00

2.00

19

Nagaland

3.00

6.00

20

Orissa

19.00

3.14

23.27

21

Punjab

4.43

1.00

22

Rajasthan

2.57

32.08

23

Sikkim

1.00

24

Tamil Nadu

2.36

16.32

2.36

25

Tripura

0.83

3.95

0.88

0.82

26

Uttar Pradesh

25.30

20.26

0.94

27

Uttarakhand

9.00

2.07

28

West Bengal

5.02

3.21

16.97

1.59

10.52

1.90

  Total

121.32

28.27

135.70

44.76

190.00

35.39

 

          ST/

 

(Release ID :63824)