10% Lumpsum provision for the benefit of North Eastern


Introduction
In October, 1996 the then Prime Minister announced new initiatives for North Eastern Region envisaging earmarking of at least 10% of the Plan Budget of the Ministries/Departments of the Govt. of India for specific programmes in North Eastern Region. If the actual expenditure incurred in the North Eastern Region including Sikkim falls short of the earmarked 10%, the balance is required to be transferred to the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) for the North-Eastern Region and Sikkim. Thus, the proposed guidelines are in respect of funding of the projects/schemes for the benefit of North Eastern Region & Sikkim out of the lumpsum provision of 10% of Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) of this Ministry. The Central Pool became operational during the financial year 1998-99. The assistance released from the Pool is tied with the project and no diversion is permissible. Under the Scheme, lump sum provision of 10% of the GBS is earmarked for the benefit of North Eastern Region including Sikkim for development of urban infrastructure of that region.
Objective
a. To ensure speedy development of infrastructure in the North Eastern Region and Sikkim.
b. To increase flow of budgetary financing for specific critical infrastructure projects/schemes in the region.
c. To take up appropriate projects to reduce the gaps in basic minimum services and infrastructure in the States of North Eastern Region and Sikkim.
Coverage
All urban areas falling under North Eastern Region and Sikkim except capital cities (which are covered under JNNURM).
Components
All types of critical urban infrastructure required in cities/town if North Eastern States including Sikkim such as:
* Improvement of existing/construction of new roads, pavements.
* Improvement of existing drains/construction of new drains.
* Water supply scheme.
* Sewerage scheme.
* Solid Waste Management Scheme.
* Construction of Bridges/Flyovers.
* Construction of market complex/parking complexes.
* Civic amenities like playground/community halls, night shelters, old age and destitute children home.



10% Lumpsum provision for the benefit of North Eastern


Introduction
In October, 1996 the then Prime Minister announced new initiatives for North Eastern Region envisaging earmarking of at least 10% of the Plan Budget of the Ministries/Departments of the Govt. of India for specific programmes in North Eastern Region. If the actual expenditure incurred in the North Eastern Region including Sikkim falls short of the earmarked 10%, the balance is required to be transferred to the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) for the North-Eastern Region and Sikkim. Thus, the proposed guidelines are in respect of funding of the projects/schemes for the benefit of North Eastern Region & Sikkim out of the lumpsum provision of 10% of Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) of this Ministry. The Central Pool became operational during the financial year 1998-99. The assistance released from the Pool is tied with the project and no diversion is permissible. Under the Scheme, lump sum provision of 10% of the GBS is earmarked for the benefit of North Eastern Region including Sikkim for development of urban infrastructure of that region.
Objective
a. To ensure speedy development of infrastructure in the North Eastern Region and Sikkim.
b. To increase flow of budgetary financing for specific critical infrastructure projects/schemes in the region.
c. To take up appropriate projects to reduce the gaps in basic minimum services and infrastructure in the States of North Eastern Region and Sikkim.
Coverage
All urban areas falling under North Eastern Region and Sikkim except capital cities (which are covered under JNNURM).
Components
All types of critical urban infrastructure required in cities/town if North Eastern States including Sikkim such as:
* Improvement of existing/construction of new roads, pavements.
* Improvement of existing drains/construction of new drains.
* Water supply scheme.
* Sewerage scheme.
* Solid Waste Management Scheme.
* Construction of Bridges/Flyovers.
* Construction of market complex/parking complexes.
* Civic amenities like playground/community halls, night shelters, old age and destitute children home.