DC Kargil chairs meeting of DMFT members

Daily Excelsion | Jan 23, 2020

KARGIL, Jan 22: Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary today chaired a meeting of the members of District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT), Kargil.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil Sonam Chosjor, District Superintending Engineer PWD Ved Prakash, Assistant Commissioner Development Kargil Ghulam Muhammad, AD Planning, Chief Medical Officer, District Social Welfare Officer, District Panchayat Officer, District Mineral Officer and other concerned officers attended the meeting. Read more

Rourkela cops get swanky Innova Crysta MUVs for patrolling

The New Indian Express | Jan 22, 2020

Cops in Steel City Rourkela have got an image makeover with induction of swanky Innova Crysta MUVs into the fleet to be used for daily patrol.

ROURKELA: Cops in Steel City Rourkela have got an image makeover with induction of swanky Innova Crysta MUVs into the fleet to be used for daily patrol. Only that all the vehicles have been bought with District Mineral Foundation (DMF) fund.

On January 19, the Rourkela police got 25 brand new Innova MUVs as police control room (PCR) vans at a cost of Rs 4.65 crore from the Sundargarh DMF. Even as the police have started moving around in the new cars, questions have begun to be raised on the necessity of such expensive vehicles in basic policing and sourcing it from DMF. Read more

Fund utilisation challenges hit central schemes: Tata Trusts report

Business Today | Jan 20, 2020

The Budget Trails by Tata Trusts and Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) is the result of a two-year project that analyses bottlenecks in fund utilisation at district level across 10 development schemes

Fund utilisation levels under various Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) are satisfactory. However, challenges related to staff shortages, capacity, transparency and accountability in public financial management remain, finds the Tata Trusts report on fiscal governance. Read more

Arunachal Governor calls for collective wisdom, positivity, and ‘State First’ approach

Arunachal24.in | Jan 07, 2020

He called upon the House for collective wisdom, positivity, and ‘State First’ approach…..

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B. D. Mishra (Retd), addressed the third session of the Seventh Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly in the State Legislative Assembly, Itanagar on 7th January 2020. He called upon the House for collective wisdom, positivity, and ‘State First’ approach as apex national leadership is all supports of the pro-poor, pro-backward policies of the State Government for all round development in the State. Read more

FIMI raises concerns over slow utilisation of funds for mining-affected people

Energyworld.com | Dec 31, 2019

Accumulation of funds being collected by the government under District Mineral Foundation (DMF) has touched Rs 33,273 crore by October 2019, but the spending has been just about 30 per cent

New Delhi: Apex mineral body FIMI on Monday expressed concerns over slow utilisation of funds collected from different districts under the government scheme for mining-affected people and stressed upon creation of a miners’ panel to advise government to “gainfully utilise” the amount. Read more

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