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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Human Resource Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF SECONDARY EDUCATION AND HIGHER EDUCATION

 RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO  

TO BE ANSWERED ON 07.05.2007

Central Assistance to Karnataka for Educational Schemes

3403.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

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

(a) the quantum of Central financial assistance given to Karnataka during 2006.-07 for various educational schemes, scheme-wise;

(b) the extent to which Central assistance was utilized by the State, scheme-wise with State’s share in each scheme; and

(c) in case where Central assistance was not fully utilized, the reasons therefor and the steps proposed to ensure full utilization thereof in future?

ANSWER

 MINISTER OF STATE IN TNE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
( SMT. D. PURANDESWARI )

a):       The quantum of Central financial assistance given to Karnataka during 2006-07 for various education schemes, schemewise are as under:

S.No.   Name of the Scheme                                         Financial assistance
                                                                                            Given during 2006-07 (in crores)
1.         Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan                                                      542.07
2.         Mahila Samakhya programe                                            4.00
3.         Teacher Education Scheme                                              6.10
4.         Mid-day Meal Scheme (MDM)                                           247.46
5.         Jan Shikshan Sansthan                                                    1.89
6.         Continuing Education Programme                                  10.25
7.         Project for Eradication of residual illiteracy to                 5.38
            Zilla Saksharata Samitis
8.         Integrated Education for Disabled Children                  16.06 #
9.         Information & Communication technology                    12.00
            (ICT) @ Schools
10.      Area Intensive Madrasa Modernisation                           0.02
            Programme (AIMMP)

#         Out of Rs.16.06 crores released, an amount of Rs.11.67 crores was towards re-imbursement of expenditure actually incurred during 2004-05 and 2005-06.

(b) & (c): The funds released for implementation of various schemes are to be utilized within the prescribed period and the Utilisation Certificates are not yet due, Monitoring at various levels is made at regular intervals to ensure that the funds are utilized for the purpose for which grants were released.