Rs 19900 cr allocated under State Plan during last 3 yrs: Govt

JAMMU: Planning and Development Minister Ajay Sadhotra Wednesday informed the state legislature that Rs 19900 crore have been allocated to various sectors under State Plan during last three financial years in the state.
Replying to a question by Chaudhary Zulfikar Ali, the minister informed that, Rs 6000 crore was allocated during the 2010-11, Rs 6600 crore during 2011-12 and Rs 7300 crore during 2012-13 to various sectors under the State Plan. He said the State sector funds are allocated sector wise and not district or constituency wise as the benefits of the investments of the state sector funds are not confined to a particular district but are available to the state as a whole.
The minister informed that an additional fund to the tune of Rs 2.39 crore was released during last two financial years to district Rajouri under district sector. He said Rs. 5.16 crore was also released under Bad Pocket Initiative to the district during last three financial years for different development works. The Minister informed that as many as 149 decisions were taken in DDBs meeting of Rajouri since 2009-10, against which 88 decisions have been implemented and 61 are under implementation.