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Central Government Disbursment Scheme (CGDS)

Ministry of Panchayati Raj
DEMAND NO.71
A. The Budget allocations, net of recoveries and receipts, are given below:á
(Cost Rs. Crore)
Sr. No. Group/Sub Group/Sub Sub Group/Scheme/Sub Scheme/Programme/Sub Programme Actual 2011-2012 Budget 2012-2013 Revised 2012-2013 Budget 2013-2014
Plan Non-Plan Total Plan Non-Plan Total Plan Non-Plan Total Plan Non-Plan Total
1 Secretariat - Economic Services[1] 14.55 0.41 14.96 20.00 0.74 20.74 20.00 0.66 20.66 22.00 0.70 22.70
Other Rural Development Programmes                        
2 Panchayat Empowerment and Accountablity Incentive Scheme 30.62 0.00 30.62 36.00 0.00 36.00 35.00 0.00 35.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
3 Media and Publicity[2] 14.82 0.00 14.82 15.30 0.00 15.30 10.90 0.00 10.90 13.50 0.00 13.50
4 Panchayat Mahila Evam Yuva Shakti Abhiyan 3.00 0.00 3.00 1.55 0.00 1.55 1.55 0.00 1.55 0.00 0.00 0.00
5 Action Research and Research Studies[3] 1.55 0.00 1.55 2.70 0.00 2.70 1.80 0.00 1.80 2.70 0.00 2.70
6 Rural Business Hubs 0.64 0.00 0.64 0.25 0.00 0.25 0.25 0.00 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.00
7 Resource support to state 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.20 0.00 7.20 4.50 0.00 4.50 0.00 0.00 0.00
Centrally Sponsored Schemes                        
8 Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Yojana 84.80 0.00 84.80 101.00 0.00 101.00 79.00 0.00 79.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
9 Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA)[4] 0.00 0.00 0.00 45.00 0.00 45.00 45.00 0.00 45.00 406.80 0.00 406.80
10 Mission Mode Project on e-Panchayats 40.00 0.00 40.00 36.00 0.00 36.00 32.40 0.00 32.40 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total-Centrally Sponsored Schemes 124.80 0.00 124.80 182.00 0.00 182.00 156.40 0.00 156.40 406.80 0.00 406.80
11 Pass-through of external assistance under projects assissted by UN Agencies[5] 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.90 0.00 4.90 8.90 0.00 8.90 4.90 0.00 4.90
12 International Cooperation - Contribution[6] 0.07 0.00 0.07 0.10 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.00 0.10
Total-Other Rural Development Programmes 175.50 0.00 175.50 250.00 0.00 250.00 219.40 0.00 219.40 428.00 0.00 428.00
13 Lumpsum provision for projects/schemes for the benefit of North Eastern Region and Sikkim[7] 0.00 0.00 0.00 30.00 0.00 30.00 26.60 0.00 26.60 50.00 0.00 50.00
State Plan Schemes                        
14 Backward Regions Grants Fund[8] 3,917.00 0.00 3,917.00 5,050.00 0.00 5,050.00 3,734.00 0.00 3,734.00 6,500.00 0.00 6,500.00
Grand Totalá 4,107.05 0.41 4,107.46 5,350.00 0.74 5,350.74 4,000.00 0.66 4,000.66 7,000.00 0.70 7,000.70
                           
C.Plan Outlay Budget Support IEBR Total Budget Support IEBR Total Budget Support IEBR Total Budget Support IEBR Total
Central Plan:                        
1 Secretariat-Economic Services 14.55 0.00 14.55 20.00 0.00 20.00 20.00 0.00 20.00 22.00 0.00 22.00
2 Other Rural Development Programmes 175.50 0.00 175.50 250.00 0.00 250.00 219.40 0.00 219.40 428.00 0.00 428.00
3 North Eastern Areas 0.00 0.00 0.00 30.00 0.00 30.00 26.60 0.00 26.60 50.00 0.00 50.00
Total - Central Plan 190.05 0.00 190.05 300.00 0.00 300.00 266.00 0.00 266.00 500.00 0.00 500.00
State Plan:                        
1 Backward Regions Grants Fund 3,917.00 0.00 3,917.00 5,050.00 0.00 5,050.00 3,734.00 0.00 3,734.00 6,500.00 0.00 6,500.00
Total - State Plan 3,917.00 0.00 3,917.00 5,050.00 0.00 5,050.00 3,734.00 0.00 3,734.00 6,500.00 0.00 6,500.00
Totalá 4,107.05 0.00 4,107.05 5,350.00 0.00 5,350.00 4,000.00 0.00 4,000.00 7,000.00 0.00 7,000.00
Source: Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India

[1]
The provision is for Secretariat expenditure of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
[2]
Media & Publicity is intended to provide vital information and create awareness amongst the public regarding Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) through audio & visual publicity and through Print and Electronic Media.
[3]
Action Research & Research Studies: Financial assistance is extended to Academic Institutions having specialized experience in research, evaluation in the areas of rural development, for carrying out Action Research & Research Studies on various aspects of Panchayati Raj mainly to use it as to tool for better policy formulation.
[4]
Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA): The goals of RGPSA are to :-
* Enhance the capacities and effectiveness of Panchayats and the Gram Sabhas;
* Enable democratic decision-making and accountability in Panchayats;
* Strengthen the institutional structure for knowledge creation and capacity building of Panchayats.
* Promote devolution of powers and responsibilities to Panchayats as per the spirit of the Constitution.
* Specially strengthen Gram Sabhas in Schedule V areas to discharge their responsibilities as envisaged in Panchayat Extension to Scheduled Areas 1996 Act (PESA).
RGPSA would be a country-wide programme. N.E. States will also be eligible for supporting democratically elected District Councils and Village Councils provided they also fulfil the prescribed essential condition.
From 2013-14, four existing schemes of MoPR, i.e. RGSY, e Panchayat, PEAIS, PMEYSA have been sub-sumed in this Scheme.
[5]
UN Assisted Project: Capacity Building Programmes are taken up by UNDP.
[6]
Provision is for Contribution to International Organisations for international cooperation in the area of local governance.
[7]
Lumpsum provision has been kept for projects/ schemes in N.E States.
[8]
Backward Regions Grants Fund are to be utilised for putting in place programmes and policies with the joint efforts of the Centre and the States which would remove barriers to growth, accelerate the development process and improve the quality of life of the people. The Scheme aims at focused development programmes for backward areas which would help in reducing the imbalances and speed up development. Panchayat at all levels in the backward districts will have a Central role in planning and implementation of schemes under the Backward Regions Grants Fund which would bridge the gap among the different regions of the country.
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