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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Human Resource Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AND LITERACY

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2889

TO BE ANSWERED ON 30.04.2007

Central Assistance for Mid Day Meal Scheme

2889.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) the Central assistance granted to Karnataka under the Mid-Day Meal scheme during the last three years ending 31st March, 2007

(b) the extent to which the funds under the scheme were utilized by the State, year-wise fill 31st March, 2006, along with State’s share therein, year-wise; and

(c) whether the un-utilized Rinds trader the scheme are lapsed or allowed to be carried forward to next year?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE

MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI M.A.A. FATMI)

(a): Central assistance granted to Karnataka under the Mid-Day Meal scheme during 31st March, 2007 is as under:
i) Central assistance as Cooking Cost

                  Period                                   Amount
               01.09.2004 - 30.04.2005       Rs. 6589.93 lakhs
               01.05.2005 - 31.12.2005       Rs. 6754.68 lakhs
               01.01.2006 - 30.06.2006       Rs. 3950.31 lakhs
               01.07.2006 - 31.03.2007       Rs. 12282.26 lakhs

ii)Central assistances in the form of supply of :food grains, Transport subsidy, Management Monitoring and Evaluation, Kitchen sheds and Kitchen devices.
(b):   Karnataka Government has reported that a sum of Rs. 25347.57 lakhs (including Central share) was provided in the State Budget for 2006-07.  State Government also reported that Central assistance received up to 31st March, 21306 has been fully utilized.

(c):   Central Assistance to States/UTs is released only after adjusting unspent balance out of previous releases.