Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Inclusion of Areas in NCR


The National Capital Region as notified covers an area of   about  33,578  sq  kms  falling  in   the  territorial jurisdictions of four State Governments namely, National Capital Territory of Delhi, Haryana, UP, and Rajasthan.
The four constituent Sub-Regions of NCR are (i) Haryana Sub-Region comprises of nine districts, that is, Faridabad, GurgaonMewat,RohtakSonepatRewariJhajjharPanipat and Palwal together constituting about 40% (13,413 sq. kms.) of the Region; (ii) Uttar Pradesh Sub-Region comprises of five districts, that is, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budha Nagar, Bulandshahr, and Baghpat together constituting about 32% (10,853 sq. kms.) of the Region; (iii) Rajasthan Sub-Region comprises of Alwar district constituting about 23% (7,829 sq. kms.) of the Region; & (iv)  the NCT of Delhi constituting about 5% (1,483 sq. kms.) of the Region.

The following are the details of funds that have been allocated by the Government of India to the National Capital Region PlanningBoard(NCRPB) during the last three years;
2009-10                    Rs.50.00 crore
2010-11                   Rs.50.00 crore
2011-12                   Rs.50.00 crore
NCRPB has informed that as per the provisions under the NCRPB Act, a NCRPB fund has been created and the funds of the Board are utilized for the purpose. of providing financial assistance for selected development projects and conducting study & surveys The Board provides loan to the State governments and their implementing agencies upto 75% of the project cost for implementing infrastructure development projects. These schemes/projects are prepared by Participating States & their implementing agencies and submitted to NCRPB for loan assistance. Various projects financed by Board includes Water sector, Sewerage, Solid Waste Management, Power (transmission & distribution), Roads, RoB’s, Medical college, Irrigation canal, Technical Institutions & Land Development projects etc. During last three years, the Board has released a loan amount of Rs. 2026.99crore as under:-                                                  
 (Rs. in crore)
Sub-Region
Water Supply
Sewerage/Drainage/SWM
Power
Roads/Transport
Land Development
Social infrastructure
Total
Haryana
247.73
92.72
296.88
922.91
0.00
249.30
1809.54
UP
0
0
0
0
14.39
0
14.39
Rajasthan
60.75
0
131.80
0
0
0
192.55
CMA Gwalior
0
0
0
0
10.51
0
10.51
Total
308.48
92.72
428.68
922.91
24.90
249.30
2026.99

NCRPB has also informed that the loan over & above the Government allocation was released out of internal resources and funds raisedthrough Bonds from the domestic capital market.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Urban Development   Shri Saugata Roy in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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