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Administrative Approval for Schemes under 13th F.C.

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Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Budget Branch

No. 96-F.B. Dated: 18.04.2012

Memorandum

Subject: Administrative approval for schemes to be executed with the grants under the recommendation of the Thirteenth Finance Commission.

The Government had been considering, for some time past, to simplify the procedure of according administrative approval to the schemes to be executed with the grants under the recommendation of the Thirteenth Finance Commission, where such administrative approval is necessary. At present, the grants under the recommendation of the Thirteenth Finance Commission are available in the following cases.

i. Local Bodies Grants
ii. Water Sector Management
iii. Grants for Forests
iv. District Innovation Fund
v. Improvement of Statistical system
vi. Employees and Pensioners data Base
vii. Incentive for Issuing Unique Identifications
viii. Maintenance of Roads and Bridges
ix. Improvement in Justice Delivery
x. Elementary Education
xi. Disaster Relief and Capacity Building
xii. Police Training and Police Housing
xiii. Embankments/Drainage in Sunderban
xiv. Upgradation of Fire and Emergency services
xv. Construction of Health Centres
xvi. Construction of Anganwadi Centres
xvii. Road Infrastructure in Border Areas
xviii. Maintenance of Historical Monuments

2. In the above cases except grants for Local Bodies, Elementary Education , Disaster Relief and Capacity Building, Action Plans/Working plans are approved by the High Level Monitoring Committee (HLMC).

3. The Governor has now been pleased to decide that the Departmental Approval Committee shall accord administrative approval to the schemes to be implemented under the recommendation of Thirteenth Finance Commission, irrespective of the amount, for which the Action Plans/Working Plans have been approved by the High Level Monitoring Committee.

Sd/- A.R. Chakraborty
Special Secretary

No. 96-FB dated 18.04.2012, Source