CHANDIGARH: With a view to give impetus to the infrastructure growth within the rural areas of the state, the Punjab Authorities on Tuesday prioritised the tasks to the tune of Rs 911 crore for looking for help from NABARD underneath the RIDF-XXVII through the present monetary yr.
A choice to this impact was taken at a high-powered committee assembly, chaired by the Chief Secretary, Ms Vini Mahajan, to assessment the progress of the continued NABARD-funded tasks within the state, right here on Tuesday.
Lauding the efforts of NABARD, implementing departments and Finance division for doubling the supply of the Rural Infrastructure Growth Fund (RIDF) help to Rs 600 crore throughout 2020-21 registering 100 per cent year-on-year progress over the earlier yr by acquiring further borrowing energy for the primary time, the Chief Secretary directed the departments involved to finish all the continued infrastructure and growth tasks in time.
Sharing the foremost highlights of 2020-21, Rajiv Siwach, CGM NABARD, apprised the Chief Secretary that the RIDF help of Rs 563.63 crore was sanctioned throughout 2020-21 which was 112.73 per cent of the normative allocation of Rs 500 crore.
He assured that the NABARD would offer enhanced allocation of Rs 700 crore for the agricultural infrastructure within the state through the present monetary yr wanting on the efficiency of the state final yr.
The assembly was attended by Principal Secretary Water Assets Sarvjit Singh, Principal Secretary Finance KAP Sinha, Monetary Commissioner Cooperation Okay Siva Prasad, Principal Secretary PWD Vikas Pratap, Principal Secretary Water Provide and Sanitation Jaspreet Talwar, Principal Secretary Well being Hussan Lal and Secretary College Schooling Krishan Kumar.