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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Power

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1025

TO BE ANSWERED ON 10.03.2008

Assistance under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana  to Karnataka .

1025.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

JANARDHANA POOJARY

Will the Minister of POWER be pleased to state:-

(a) whether Central Government has approved and sanctioned assistance to the Karnataka Government for providing benefit under RGGVY to the rural and BPL householders in 17 districts of the State;

(b) whether the State has requested for additional grant, owing to revised budget estimates;

(c) if so, by when necessary sanction of the Central Government is likely to be accorded and funds therefor released to the State Government;

(d) whether the State has requested for release of 1st installment of the approved grant for electrification in nine districts of the State; and

(e) if so, the details thereof and Government`s response thereto?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF POWER

( SHRI SUSHILKUMAR SHINDE )

(a) : The Monitoring Committee on RGGVY has accorded approval for 17 projects covering release of 631828 BPL connections with an outlay of Rs.37539.07 lakh for execution during 10th Plan period. Subsequently, six projects involving an outlay of Rs.17909.80 lakh for release of 206368 BPL connections have been approved for execution during Phase-I of 11th Plan period. Project-wise details are given at Annex-I.

(b) : Yes, Sir.
Karnataka Govt. has submitted revised cost estimates of 17 sanctioned projects for execution during 10th Plan, of which the Monitoring Committee on RGGVY has accorded its approval for 10 projects and the balance 07 are yet to be approved. Project-wise details are given at Annex-II.

(c) : Funds under RGGVY are released in installments commensurate with the progress reported by the implementing states/agencies, fulfillment of the pre-requisites as also availability of funds. Karnataka State has availed an amount of Rs.256.36 crore under 17 RGGVY projects sanctioned for execution during 10th Plan, up to 25th February 2008 as per the details given below:

                               Year                           Amount released 
                                                                     (Rs. in crore)
                               2005-06                                 72.59
                               2006-07                                 87.36
                               2007-08                                 96.41

 

                               Total:                                  256.36

(d) & (e) : Of the nine district based projects, the Monitoring Committee on RGGVY has accorded approval for execution of six projects during Phase-I of the 11th Plan period and the balance three projects are to be considered during Phase-II of the 11th Plan period, the details are given at Annex-I.

The first installment against the sanctioned six projects for execution during Phase-I of the 11th Plan shall be released on completion of pre-requisites in terms of RGGVY guidelines/sanction letter.

ANNEX REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) AND (d) & (e) OF UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1025 TO BE ANSWERED IN THE RAJYA SABHA ON 10.03.2008.
Status of RGGVY Projects in Karnataka as on 19.02.2008
Sl. No.Name of State & District(s)Date of receipt of projectName of Implementing AgencyWhether habitations below 300 coveredVillages covered for household electrification under the projectHabitations covered for household electrification under the projectTotal No. of households to be provided access to electricity (Incl BPL)Total No. of connections proposed to be released to rural households (Incl BPL HH)No. of BPL HHs to be electrified under the projectRevised project cost due to enhanced BPL cost and agency charges
No. of unelectrified villagesNo. of de-electrified villagesNo. of electrified VillagesTotal No. of villages covered for household electrificationNo. of unelectrified habitations to be electrified for household electrificationNo. of electrified habitations covered for a electrification Total No. of habitations covered under the project
12345678910111213141516
1Bangalore (Rural)002043204330184418747349373493394062604.31
2TumkurBESCOM00322432361175186530404983349833260941626.24
3DavanagereBESCOM1207957951024825849688596885504722972
4KolarBESCOM00330733072605518117578775787367442201.02
5ChitradurgaBESCOM00117411761707038737216272162361882923.54
6MandyaCESCO20140414041271873026384263848760819.03
7HassanCESCO00247125066728741546159925159925415653253.64
8MysoreCESCO3501478147812454541699152077152077923453741.88
9RaichurGESCOM0081481464258412265617256172283352178.25
10BellaryGESCOM0053753792762415518947789477458892253.91
11KoppalGESCOM0062462460879414025576155761285151732.68
12BidarGESCOM00613613894395284831648316258631673.53
13BijapurHESCOM0066566585847113299065890658488992329.21
14DharwadHESCOM003883883881004883180631806219361329.37
15GadagHESCOM00321321167322489116443116443279111382.01
16HaveriHESCOM006906901685537216155761557394291961.37
17BagalkotHESCOM006046045384399776320363203334772557.08
SUB-TOTAL (A)   4902115221201805111817198681319939131993963182837539.07
(B) Sanctioned during 11th plan
1Belgaum23.8.2005HESCOMY501131113655110021553163192163192623404580.21
2Chamrajnagar9.8.2005CESCOMY0042242251284913616976269762227811131.81
3Chickmagulur25.8.2005HESCOMY1010331034462246829305860058600194293041.15
4Gulbarga (Revised)26.7.2005GESCOMY0013441344108817072795130939130939589734325.24
5Shimoga18.8.2005MESCOMY480147115191290289541854196441964230982344.15
6Uttar Kannada23.8.2005HESCOMY29012191248604572463283461434614196572487.24
SUB-TOTAL (B)830662067034507146451915249907149907120627817909.8
(C) Projects for consideration of approval by Monitoring Committee / Under Process
1BelgaumHKR RE CO0012312316512177173931739314074721.08
1SUB-TOTAL (C)0012312316512177173931739314074721.08
(D) Projects to be sanctioned in Phase II of 11th Plan
1Dakshina Kannada003713713019135143706229162291148202459.81
2Kodagu002962961284816099639496394396693360.92
3Udupi0025625693525143449276282762896881444.61
3SUB-TOTAL (D)00923923408243468428186313186313641777265.34
27TOTAL (A+B+C+D)   132028818289501680530820476252022716202271691644763435.29

 


      ANNEX - II
        
ANNEX REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (b) OF UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1025 TO BE ANSWERED IN THE RAJYA SABHA ON 10.03.2008
Sl. No.Name of DistrictName of Imp. AgencySanctioned & Awarded Details of cost
   Villages to be electrifiedBPL Hhs to be ElectrifiedSanctioned as per DPRContract awarded costSanctioned award cost
12345678
(A) Revised cost estimates approved by Monitoring Committee
1DharwadHESCOM0219361328.872288.382047.08
2HaveriHESCOM0394291960.033432.683005.27
3GadagHESCOM0279111381.992200.741837.9
4BagalkotHESCOM0334772556.544332.433976.57
5BijapurHESCOM0488992329.23819.663186.42
6Bangalore (Rural)HESCOM0394062604.314140.673867.59
7TumkurHESCOM0260941626.242589.22396.89
8KolarHESCOM0367442201.023535.283264.51
9DavanagereHESCOM05047229724934.454585.23
10ChitradurgaHESCOM2361882923.544515.394263.52
10Sub Total (A)236055621883.7435788.8832430.98
(B) Revised cost estimates put up and yet to be approved by Monitoring Committee
1BidarGESCOM0258631673.522914.120
2KoppalGESCOM0285151732.683056.810
3RaichurGESCOM0283352178.253627.750
4BellaryGESCOM0458892253.913937.880
5HassanCESCO35415653253.675880.780
6MysoreCESCO0923453741.886506.350
7MandyaCESCO08760819.021462.370
7Sub Total (A)3527127215652.9327386.060
17Total (Received) 3763182837536.6763174.9432430.98