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Retain 90:10 funding for Northeast states

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 Nov 2015 12:00 AM GMT

CM PANEL TO PM

From a Correspondent

New Delhi, Nov 12: The Chief Ministers sub group constituted by Prime Minister rendra Modi has emphasized on the 90:10 funding pattern for the centrally sponsored core schemes in eight Northeastern and three Himalayan states.

The sub groups headed by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has also suggested 80:20 funding pattern for centrally sponsored optiol schemes in eight Northeastern and three Himalayan states.

In terms of others states the funding pattern should be 60:40 for core schemes and 50:50 for optiol schemes between the Centre and the state.

The group has submitted its report to Prime Minister Modi recently and said that the focus of centrally sponsored schemes should comprise the tiol Development Agenda where the Centre and the States will work together in the spirit of Team India.

The sub-group comprises the Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Aruchal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Manipur, galand, Rajasthan, Telanga, Uttar Pradesh and the Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

The Chief Ministers of Aruchal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Manipur, Rajasthan, Telanga, and the Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands were present.

The Prime Minister complimented the Chief Ministers for their efforts.

The Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on the ratiolization of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) was constituted on March 9, 2015 by the Prime Minister in pursuance of the decision taken in the first meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog held in February 2015. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is its convener. NITI Aayog Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sindhushree Khullar is the coorditor of the sub-group.

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