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Centre Has Stopped Special Plan Grant For KBK Since 2017-18: Odisha Minister


01 August 2019

Debashish Maharana


Bhubaneswar: The Central Government has stopped grant for the Revised Long Term Action Plan (RLTAP) for the KBK districts since the fiscal year 2017-18. This was informed in the Assembly by Odisha Planning & Convergence Minister Padmanabha Behera today.

Replying a query made by MLA Mousadhi Bag, the Minister apprised the House:

In the fiscal 2014-15, Rs 250 was to be received from the Centre and was received Rs 250 crore.

In the fiscal 2015-16, Rs 250 was to be received from the Centre but was received Rs 132.07 crore.

In the fiscal 2016-17, Rs 250 was to be received from the Centre and received Rs 367.93  crore (including the arrear Rs 117.93 crore of 2015-16).

From 2017-18 it has been stopped.