#RajyaSabha Question #247
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT RAJYA SABHA QUESTION NO 247 ANSWERED ON 11.12.2014
Action on cases referred by Madhya Pradesh
Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT be pleased to satate :-
- the total number of cases wherein action has been taken by Government out of the total fourteen cases referred to the Ministry by the State Government of Madhya Pradesh during the year 2013-14?
THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR AGRICULTURE (DR. SANJEEV KUMAR BALYAN)
On 26.08.2013, the Ministry received ten proposals (5 ongoing & 5 new) from the Government of Madhya Pradesh for release of grant-in-aid to Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for 2013-14 under the Scheme of Assistance for Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drugs) Abuse and for Social Defence Services. Subsequently, four more proposals (ongoing) under the said Scheme were received on 20.01.2014. Action has been initiated in all the fourteen cases received from the Government of Madhya Pradesh during 2013-14.
Out of nine ongoing cases, grant to the concerned NGOs have been released in respect of seven cases. The remaining two cases are under examination in the Ministry. As per the extant procedure, new proposals are processed by a Screening Committee constituted by this Ministry for scrutiny and to recommend suitable proposals for grant-in-aid. All the five new proposals received from Madhya Pradesh were placed before the Screening Committee which after due consideration recommended two proposals. The remaining three proposals were not recommended by the Committee as these were found deficient. The grant in aid in respect of two recommended proposals is being processed in the Ministry.