Imphal, Sept. 15
Realities that have been concealing from the general public have been finally made public by a social researchers SerioTondan Kom. In a meeting with media persons at Manipur Press Club, Kom said that the state government still fails to send utilization certificate for a total of Rs. 6077.96 crore rupees for the year starting from 2008 to 2018.
“As per the official documents the state government still is yet submit utilization certificate for a sum of Rs. 2, 669.41 for Rural development and Panchayati Raj (RD & PR) for 2008-09 to 2017-18”, SerioTondan Kom said to reporters.
He said that that as per his finding the state government is yet to submit Rs. 1,228.18 for Development of tribal Affairs & Hills ; Rs. 513.4 for Education (S) department; Rs445.52 for Power; Rs. 278.87 for Planning department ; Rs. 276.42 for Medical and Health Department; Rs. 220 94 for Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban development ; Rs125.97 for Education (U) ; Rs. 36.98 crore for Labour department etc. among others.
Because of the inability to submit the utilization certificate state government fails to receive fund for development.
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