Government of India Fund Allocation to Gram Panchayats

Government of India Fund Allocation to Gram Panchayats

(a) to (c) Yes. Under Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC), grants to the tune of Rs. 2,00,292.20 crore for the period from 2015-16 to 2019-20 have been allocated to Gram Panchayats constituted under Part IX of the Constitution, amounting to an assistance of Rs. 488 per capita per annum at an aggregate level for 26 States. The grants are allocated among the States using the criteria of population and area in the weightage of 90:10 respectively. Details of grants allocated to 26 States including Telangana is  given at Annexure.  States further distribute the FFC Grants amongst Gram Panchayats on the basis of formula prescribed by  the latest State Finance Commission (SFC) or in its absence using the FFC formula of 90 per cent weight for population and 10 per cent weight for area.

Gram+Panchayats
Funds are inter-alia devolved to the Gram Panchayats in the Union Territories (UTs) of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep based on recommendations of the UT Finance Commission, request received from Panchayats, manpower availability with the Gram Panchayats and geographical conditions .
Annexure
Annexure referred to in reply to parts (a) to (c) of the LokSabha Starred Question No.160 answer on 02.07.2019
Allocation of Fourteenth Finance Commission grants to the States for Gram Panchayats
                                                                                                                                             (Rs in crore)
Sl.
No.
State/Year 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
1
Andhra Pradesh 934.34 1463.45 1686.85 1947.32 2622.13
2
Arunachal Pradesh 88.52 138.66 159.82 184.49 248.44
3
Assam 584.80 915.98 1055.80 1218.82 1641.19
4
Bihar 2269.18 3554.23 4096.80 4729.38 6368.25
5
Chhattisgarh 566.18 886.82 1022.18 1180.02 1588.94
6
Goa 14.44 22.62 26.07 30.10 40.53
7
Gujarat 932.25 1460.18 1683.08 1942.96 2616.26
8
Haryana 419.28 656.72 756.98 873.86 1176.68
9
Himachal Pradesh 195.39 306.05 352.76 407.24 548.36
10
Jammu & Kashmir 373.96 585.73 675.15 779.40 1049.49
11
Jharkhand 652.83 1022.53 1178.63 1360.62 1832.12
12
Karnataka 1002.85 1570.77 1810.55 2090.10 2814.39
13
Kerala 433.76 679.40 783.12 904.03 1217.30
14
Madhya Pradesh 1463.61 2292.46 2642.40 3050.41 4107.48
15
Maharashtra 1623.32 2542.61 2930.76 3383.28 4555.70
16
Manipur 22.25 34.84 40.16 46.36 62.43
17
Odisha 955.52 1496.64 1725.11 1991.48 2681.59
18
Punjab 441.70 691.84 797.45 920.58 1239.58
19
Rajasthan 1471.95 2305.52 2657.47 3067.80 4130.90
20
Sikkim 16.03 25.11 28.95 33.41 44.99
21
Tamil Nadu 947.65 1484.31 1710.90 1975.07 2659.50
22
Telangana 580.34 908.99 1047.75 1209.53 1628.68
23
Tripura 36.24 56.76 65.43 75.53 101.71
24
Uttar Pradesh 3862.60 6050.02 6973.57 8050.34 10840.04
25
Uttarakhand 203.26 318.37 366.97 423.64 570.44
26
West Bengal 1532.21 2399.91 2766.26 3193.39 4300.01
Total 21624.46 33870.52 39040.97 45069.16 60687.13
The above statement was submitted by Ministry of Panchayati Raj of undermentioned Lok Sabha Question:-
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF PANCHAYATI RAJ

LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO.160
ANSWERED ON 02.07.2019

FUND ALLOCATION TO GRAM PANCHAYATS

160. SHRI NAMA NAGESWARA RAO:

Will the Minister of PANCHAYATI RAJ be pleased to state:

  • (a) whether the Government has any criteria for allocation of funds to Gram Panchayats in the country;
  • (b) if so, the details thereof, State-wise particularly in Telangana; and
  • (c) if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF PANCHAYATI RAJ 
(SHRI NARENDRA SINGH TOMAR)

(a) to (c) A Statement is laid on the Table of the House

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 160 ANSWERED ON 02.07.2019 REGARDING FUND ALLOCATION TO GRAM PANCHAYATS

As above
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