The 15th Finance Commission headed by Chairman, Shri N.K. Singh alongwith its Members and senior officials met today with Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanathalongwith his Cabinet colleagues and senior State Government officials.
The Commission was appreciative of the fact that:
The Finance Commission was concerned about:
Other important facts that has been brought to the notice of the Commission:
Key Social Indicators- Adverse as compared to National Average:
The State has made a State Specific Grant for Rs. 1,02,138 crore. Rs. 30,000 crore for Power; Rs. 10,000 crore for Drinking water for Bundelkhand and Vindhyanchal Region; Rs. 3,000 crore for Rural Sanitation; Rs. 3,900 crore for Promotion of Tourism; Rs. 10,400 crore for construction of Roads and Bridges; Rs. 6,103 crore for SSA teachers Salary; Rs. 7,736 crore for Basic infrastructure development in schools; Rs. 357 crore for Forensic Science Labs; Rs. 1,750 crore for Police lines in new districts; Rs. 1,050 crore for Jails in new districts; Rs. 2,500 crore for Urban Development; Rs. 1,422 for conservation of Forest and Environment; Rs. 5,720 crore for Medical Education; Rs. 13,846 crore for Medical & Health; Rs. 4,262 crore for Pre-Metric & Post-Metric Scholarship and Rs. 92 crore for Conservation of Archeological works. It has also made a demand for Rs. 4,35,090 crore for rural and urban local bodies of the State.
Earlier the Commission had a detailed meeting with the representatives of all the political parties in the State including Sh. J.P.S. Rathore and Sh. Y.P. Singh from BhartiyaJanta Party; Sh. Salman Khurshid and Sh. Anoop Patel from BhartiyaRashtriya Congress; Sh. Ravi Prakash Verma and Sh. Udayvir Singh from Samajvadi Party; Sh. K. K. Sharma, Sh. Lakshman Prasad Tripathi and Sh. Umashankar Yadav from Rashtravadi Congress Party; Sh. SurendraNath Trivedi and Sh. Javed Ahmed from RashtriyaLok Dal; Dr. Girish Sharma and Shri Arvind Rai Swaroop of CPI and Sh. Premnath Rai of CPI(M).All the issues raised by the parties were noted by the Commission for addressing at the time of framing its recommendations.
The Commission has assured the State to look into all the issues and address them in the best possible way in its report..