GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Urban Development
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 872
TO BE ANSWERED ON 26.11.2009
JNNURM in Bangalore City
872. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar:
Will the Minister of Urban Development be pleased to refer to answer to Unstarred Question 759 given in the Rajya Sabha on 3rd October, 2008 and state:
(a) the extent to which the Planning Commission and the Central Government have been able to increase the funds for the development of infrastructure of Bangalore city under JNNURM; and
(b) by when the additional funds are likely to be made available to the State Government?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT
(Shri Saugata Roy)
(a) to (b) : The indicative allocation made by Planning Commission for the State of Karnataka for the period 2005-2012 is Rs. 1374.59 crore. In 2008-09, an additional amount of Rs. 100 crore for the city of Bangalore and Rs. 50 crore for the city of Mysore has been allocated under Urban Infrastructure and Governance (UIG) component of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). An amount of Rs. 443. 14 crore has been allocated to the State of Karnataka under Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and Medium Towns (UIDSSMT) of JNNURM for period 2005-2012. Additional allocation of Rs. 5000 crore has been provided under UIDSSMT by the Planning Commission which has been allocated State-wise.