Tuesday, May 1, 2012

State meet with PCI additional delayed

Govt authorizes twenty five laptop set up utilization to any or all Deptts

 in a very important call, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who holds designing Department, has licensed twenty five per cent of the set up quantity to any or all Government Departments to satisfy their expenditure as well as capital part for development as set up meeting of the State has been additional delayed and was currently expected to require place within the middle of could.

Official sources told the Excelsior that the design Department held by the Chief Minister himself has issued an order to the present impact and circulated it to any or all Government Departments.

``One-fourth of total set up authorization for the money year of 2012-13 has been created in favour of all Government Departments-whether they were connected with the incurring of capital expenditure or not. the design Department has issued authorization certificates to any or all Departments'', sources said.

They added that this has been done to make sure functioning of all Departments as well as those connected with development notwithstanding delay in finalisation of annual set up of the State by the design Commission of India.

‘‘As finalisation of J&K's annual set up, tentatively projected at Rs 7300 crore, was expected to be finalized by June followed by holding of District Development Board (DDB) conferences, the govt. with a read to make sure that operating of the Departments did not suffer issued authorization letters in favour of all Departments giving them a nod to use twenty five per cent set up quantity out of the entire budgetary allocations created in their favour by the State Legislature'', sources said.

Noting that twenty five per cent set up quantity was enough to satisfy expenses of all Government Departments, sources said remainder of the authorization letters would be issued as and when the set up quantity was sanctioned and allotted by the design Commission of India in June.

They disclosed that twenty five per cent set up in favour of all Government Departments would be funded by the State through its ‘‘own resources'', that had recorded an all time increase in 2011-12.

As reported, the govt. had already licensed the District Development Commissioners to travel ahead with development works, that were already underneath execution while not looking ahead to the set up finalisation. However, the govt. had asked the DDCs to not undertake any new development works until finalisation of the set up and holding of DDB conferences.

Sources said one-fourth set up authorization would be enough for the Departments pending finalisation of the annual set up.

Meanwhile, set up finalisation of the State has been additional delayed.

Only one meeting of the State bureaucrats was held with officers of the design Commission of India on December fifteen, 2011. following meeting was scheduled for January-February however it could not occur as a result of budget session of the Legislature and Assembly election in 5 States as well as Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.

With Civil Secretariat, the seat of the govt., currently scheduled to re-open on could seven at summer capital of Srinagar, {the set upning|the design|the look} Department would take up with the design Commission of India for early fixation of plan meeting of the State. Sources said a minimum of one or two of conferences were expected at bureaucratic level when that the State set up would be clinched in a very meeting between Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather and designing Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

The Chief Minister might additionally meet Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee before finalisation of the set up as this year additionally happened to be the primary year of twelfth 5 year set up that separate conferences would be conducted by the Union Finance Minister and also the designing Commission with all State.

It may be mentioned here that the State had projected Rs 7300 crore value annual set up and Rs 700 crore Prime Minister's Re-construction set up (PMRP) for 2012-13. The projected set up was ten per cent over and on top of the previous year's set up of Rs 6600 crore. 

However, the PMRP quantity, that was Rs 1200 crore throughout last money year, has been pegged at Rs 700 crore this year as a number of the schemes underneathtaken under the PMRP are completed.

Sources said the design Commission in its 1st meeting with the State bureaucrats had sought the small print of targets of Own Tax Revenue within the State, reforms in numerous sectors and expenditure of current money year's set up. the design Commission had expressed satisfaction over all 3 problems.

The delegation had apprised the design Commission that the State's power revenue was additionally increasing however a giant gap remained between power bill and revenue because it cannot initiate all reforms in one go.

‘‘It was in read of this that the State Government had batted for annual power reforms grant to the tune of Rs 2000 crore for few years until the State managed to bring reforms and improve its revenue'', sources said, adding that the design Department assured to administer a plan to the State's demand.

Worthwhile to say here that J&K Government was given Rs 1300 crore value annual power reforms grant for 3 years in 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09. The grant was later stopped because the Government did not take important power reforms then.

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