Rajya Sabha MP Shri K. Bhabananda Singh on August 3, 2017 raised a starred question pertaining to Infrastructure projects in Manipur.
Replying to a question, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr. Jitendra Singh said that a total of 40 projects have been completed under NLCPR scheme in the State of Manipur during the last three years. The total expenditure incurred on these schemes is Rs 256.62 crore. During 2014-15 three projects have been completed, during 2015-16 a total of 29 projects has been completed and 8 projects completed in 2016-17.
In replying to another question, the minister stated that there are 48 ongoing projects in the State of Manipur. The Projects are are in various stages for implementation. The project includes 9 in Education with approved cost Rs 5309.09 lakh, 4 project of Health with approved cost Rs 3857.56 lakh, 3 projects under Miscellaneous with approved cost Rs 2700.04 lakh, 13 projects of Power with approved cost of Rs 53174.14 lakh, 6 projects in Road and Bridges with approved cost Rs 20578.62 lakh, 4 project under Sports with approved cost Rs 3470.9 lakh and 8 projects are under Water Supply with approved cost of Rs 4075.14 lakh.
Total entitlement of three times Normative Allocation for the State of Manipur in the Financial year 2016-17 is Rs 208.08 crore and the State has submitted 19 (nineteen) project proposals amounting to a sum of Rs 293.11 crore, out of which 4 (four) projects costing Rs 27.09 crore, have been sanctioned. In addition, a total of 11 (eleven) projects costing Rs 155.25 crore pertaining to Financial Year 2016-17 have also been retained. The State Government is in the process of preparing projects for the balance entitlement amount. This was stated by by Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr. Jitendra Singh in response to a question raised by Shri K. Bhabananda Singh.