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Tag: Centrally Sponsored Schemes

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  • Disinvestment Ahoy

    Disinvestment Ahoy

    Instead of selling PSUs during Covid times when their full value may not be realised, the Government could have gone in for cutting wasteful expenditure. For example, Centrally Sponsored Schemes and Central Sector Schemes that account for Rs. 14.32 lakh crore of annual expenditure, urgently call for review, with closure or modification of badly performing schemes

    March 24, 2021
  • ‘States get more freedom to spend funds under CSS’

    ‘States get more freedom to spend funds under CSS’

    Government has issued fresh flexi-fund guidelines that will give more freedom to states in spending money under the Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) to meet local developmental requirements. Under the new norms, flexi-funds in each CSS has been increased from the current 10 per cent to 25 per cent for states and 30 per cent for …

    September 11, 2016
  • Best Durga idols to be on display

    Best Durga idols to be on display

    Durga Puja revellers can now catch a glimpse of the best idols this year from the galleries at Red Road on 14 October. Announcing this at Netaji Indoor Stadium this evening, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that the state government is coming up with an arrangement wherein puja committees that receive Biswa Banga …

    August 31, 2016