Ministry for Development of North East Region Released About Rs.472 Crore Under Nlcpr



Ministry for Development of North East Region Released About Rs.472 Crore Under Nlcpr 

Steps Taken to put Development of North East Region on Fast Track 

Year End Review 2014




The Ministry for Development of North East Region has taken various measures to put the cart of Development on track and accelerate the speed of development process. The steps include   special emphasis on monitoring of the infrastructure projects for time-bound completion, priority funding for the identified projects tied up and fast tracking of environmental and forest clearance. 
The Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) Schemes both State and Central were reviewed with each state separately in the last week of July and August 2014.

A conference of Chief Ministers of all North East states was organized in Guwahati on 21st - 22nd August to streamline effective implementation of developmental schemes of the Ministry.
In the conference  all stakeholders actively participated to deliberate on developmental issues of NE States under six working groups namely:  Connectivity issues addressing road (waterways/railway/aviation/telecom) : HRD including education (primary & Higher) and skill development: Water supply, health & sanitation: Agriculture/Horticulture (Animal Husbandry/Sericulture and Minor Irrigation): Power and Tourism.


To make the NLCPR schemes more responsive and transparent, guidelines are in the process of modifications to incorporate suggestions given by the states in the conference.

In order to overcome the delay in completion of projects and early release of funds, selection, sanction and approval of the new projects are being streamlined in such a way that working season of the states from October – April is fully utilised for implementation.

An amount of Rs 400 crore has been released in NLCPR State and Rs 71.97 crore released under NLCPR Central in the last six months.

Process has been initiated to appoint a Construction Supervision consultant and regular monitoring by staff.

Action has been initiated for online preparation, submission of DPRs, along with e-mail alerts at various stages of implementation.

The Minister DoNER convened a meeting of all the Members Parliament from North East seeking inputs and support for development of NER.
Ministry for Development of North East Region Released About Rs.472 Crore Under Nlcpr Ministry for Development of North East Region Released About Rs.472 Crore Under Nlcpr Reviewed by Ajit Kumar on 3:20 PM Rating: 5

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