GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Human Resource Development
DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AND LITERACY
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2889
TO BE ANSWERED ON 30.04.2007
Central Assistance for Mid Day Meal Scheme
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?
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
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.