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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Home Affairs

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 307

TO BE ANSWERED ON 18.02.2009 

Revamping Civil Defence in States .

 

307.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

 

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-

(a)        what is the status of the scheme for revamping Civil Defence in the States in view of the looming danger of threats to security; and

(b)        the break-up of funds disbursed to States for the purpose during the last three years, year-wise and the projects competed by each State during the period?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(DR. SHAKEEL AHMAD)


(a) & (b): The project for Revamping of Civil Defence in the Country is proposed to be implemented in Eleventh Plan period with an allocation of Rs. 100 crore, recommended by the Expenditure Finance Committee. As the final approval is yet to be given, no funds have been released to the States so far.