The Central Government on November 13, released Rs 8,453.92 crores to 19 states as a grant to strengthen their health systems. The grant was released by the department of expenditure as per the recommendations of the Fifteenth Finance Commission, said the finance ministry. Moreover, grants for the remaining nine states will also be released once the union ministry receives their proposal, according to sources.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
The Union Ministry of Jal Shakti on March 27 approved Rs 465-crore performance incentives to seven states for successfully implementing the Jal Jeevan Mission. The states to avail the incentives are Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Manipur. While Gujarat performed the best in implementation, five north-eastern states have entered the list for the first time. Announced on August 15, 2019, the scheme… read-more
Courtesy: The New Indian Express