Sunday, April 15, 2007

More money for IEC in water quality

The State Government of Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned an amount of Rs. 7.39 crore as extended first instalment for undertaking IEC and HRD activities relating to National Rural Drinking Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance Programme(NRDWQM&SP) during the year 2006-07 under Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission (RGNDWM). Out of these, an amount of Rs.178.97 lakh for IEC activities and remaining Rs.559.86 lakh for HRD activities as per the guidelines.

The funds for undertaking these activities are to be transferred to Community & Capacity Development Unit established in the State. This release is for plan expenditure. The funds are to be utilized for the purpose for which it is released and as per the terms and conditions. The release is on the basis of norms for each activity as per the guidelines.

More money / funds for IEC. important is their utilisation not allocation which is key issue which state has no reponse ?

Where does this funds go ? Many districts of state suffer from water quality issues ?

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