DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 16: The Ministry of Development of North-East Region (DoNER) sanctioned 13 projects worth Rs 233.68 crore for Nagaland during the last two financial years (2019-20 & 2020-21), under North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS), which is a 100% Central funded Central Sector Scheme.
This information was given by Minister for Development of North Eastern Region, G Kishan Reddy in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today.
For timely completion of the projects, he said various steps for strengthening monitoring mechanism have been undertaken by DoNER Ministry.
Under NESIDS, funds are allocated to States on the basis of normative allocation in the beginning of the Financial Year. Projects that enhance tourism through physical infrastructure projects relating to water supply, power and connectivity; and projects to upgrade social infrastructure for primary and secondary education and health are covered, he said.
The DoNER Minister also informed that under the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) scheme of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Rs 236.08 crore was released to Nagaland during the last 5 years.
(Page News Service)