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Government allocated 1200 Crore as SCA to TSP in 2013-14

1200 crore budget allocated for 2013-14, under SCA to TSP. The budget will be used for employment generation and socio-economic development of Tribals.

Jul 16, 2013 12:22 IST
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The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs has allocated 1200 crore rupees as Special Central Assistance (SCA) to Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) for the year 2013-14 for being implemented in the states as the Special Area Programme. The amount allocated for the programme that is funded from the center has been increased by 11 percent as compared to 2012-13 allocation.  

The programme also have a provision of allocating 120 crore rupees more for the incentive projects, based upon the performance of the state in effective implementation of the Tribal Sub Plan.

The fund would be segregated among 22 states and used for development of infrastructure and promotion of employment-cum income generation activities in tribal areas. If implemented successfully, the programme will help in raising the social and economic status of the tribals. The programme will give priority to development of key sectors like agriculture, horticulture, land reforms, animal husbandry, ecology & environment, watershed development, development of entrepreneurship in small scale industries and small scale trading as well as improving connectivity in tribal areas.

The budget distribution of the allocated central fund would be done to the states based on the Yardstick Percentage of Tribal population in a state in the total tribal population of the Country.

Top three recipients states of the budget are
• Madhya Pradesh: 175.25 crore rupees
• Odisha: 133.21 crore rupees
• Jharkhand: 121.87 crore rupees

Details of State-wise Allocation under the Programme SCA to TSP during 2013-14

S.N.

States

               Allocation (in Lakhs)

1

Andhra Pradesh

5789.00

2

Assam

6233.00

3

Bihar

1306.00

4

Chhattisgarh

9478.00

5

Goa

237.00

6

Gujarat

8448.00

7

Himachal Pradesh

1768.00

8

J&K

2163.00

9

Jharkhand

12187.00

10

Karnataka

2471.00

11

Kerala

549.00

12

Madhya    Pradesh

17525.00

13

Maharashtra

7728.00

14

Manipur

1583.00

15

Odisha

13321.00

16

Rajasthan

8377.00

17

Sikkim

437.00

18

Tamil  Nadu

651.00

19

Tripura

2145.00

20

Uttrakhand

198.00

21

Uttar Pradesh

894.00

22

West Bengal

4512.00

Total

                108000.00  


For normal projects

108000.00

For Incentive Projects

12000.00

Total

120000.00

 

 

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