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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2352

TO BE ANSWERED ON 24TH  JULY, 2009 

Release of Funds for Strengthening Nursing Schools

2352.SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
  

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-

(a)       whether it is a fact that 14 proposals for Central assistance of Rs. 10 lakh in each case for strengthening of existing nursing schools and colleges in the State of Karnataka are pending with the centre since September, 2007 for clearance and release of funds; and

(b)       if so, by when the proposals are likely to be cleared and funds released?

 

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

(SHRI GHULAM NABI AZAD)

(a) & (b)         14 proposals were received from the State of Karnataka for strengthening of existing schools and colleges of nursing.  Funds have been released to 6 institutions and remaining 8 proposals would be considered only after receiving the necessary Utilization Certificate and statement of Expenditure from these Institutions.