Union Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Dr. C.P. Joshi today informed the Lok Sabha that the Ministry of Finance has released an amount of Rs.2821.72 crore as the first half yearly installment of the 13th Finance Commission Grant for Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRls) for the year 2010-11. In addition, an amount of Rs. 79.90 crore has also been released as `Special Area Basic Grant`, combined for Rural Local Bodies and Urban Local Bodies, for the areas where Parts IX and IXA do not apply.
The Minister was replying to a written question whether the amount released by the Government as per recommendation of the Finance Commission to the States/Southern States particularly to Tamil Nadu for Panchayati Raj Institutions.
Statement showing the State-wise release of first instalment of 13th Finance Commission Grant for PRIs for the year 2010-11
( Rs. in lakhs)
|Sl.No.||State||First instalment for PRIs||First instalment of `special area basic grant`||Total|
|10||Jammu & Kashmir*||0.00||0.00||0.00|
*Grants for PRIs not released to Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand as elections to Panchayats have not been held in these States.
(Release ID :63932)