GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 771
TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.10.2008
Utilization Certificates from NGOs .
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS be pleased to state:-
(a) the number of utilization certificates still to be received from NGOs and others as on 31st March, 2008;
(b) the number out of these which are pending for more than ten years, less than ten years but more than five years and less than five years but more than three years;
(c) whether the reasons for such delays in the submission of utilization certificates have been evaluated; and
(d) the number of cases where cases for misappropriation of Government funds have been instituted during the last three years ending 31st March, 2008, year wise?
THE MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR YOUTH AFFAIRS AND SPORTS
(DR. M.S. GILL )
(a) & (b): There are 5890 outstanding Utilisation Certificates (UCs) as per records of this Ministry. The number of UCs pending for more than ten years are 1908, the number of UCs pending for less than ten years but more than five years are 2105 and the number of UCs pending for less than five years but more than three years are 1574.
(c) & (d): The delay in submission of Utilisation Certificates has been evaluated and necessary action has been initiated as per the extant rules for instituting cases for action in the matter of misappropriation of funds.