All the Ministries/Departments (except those specifically exempted by Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region) are required to spend 10% of the Gross Budget Support (GBS) from their allocation under Central Sector Schemes and under Centrally Sponsored Schemes for the benefit of North Eastern Region.
The unspent balance of 10% GBS of Non-exempt Central Ministries accrued to the NLCPR is maintained by Ministry of Finance, who have vetted and finalized the accounts up to 2013-14. As per the details received from Ministry of Finance, the balance at close of 2013-14 is Rs.14696.94 crore. The details of the finalized net accruals including the amount released from NLCPR pool from 2007-08 to 2013-14 are as given below. Accounts for the period 2014-15 onward are yet to be finalized by Ministry of Finance.
Accrual during the year (Rs. Crore)
Release during the year(Rs. Crore)
This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.