April 29, 2015
Ratna De Nag speaks on demands for grants under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare| Full Transcript
Hon. Deputy Speaker, Sir, I thank you for allowing me to speak on the Demands for Grants of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 2015-16.
Firstly, I would like to quote as to what the Ministry has informed the Committee on Health and Family Welfare. It had stated that the projected demand of the Ministry for Plan Funds for 2015-16 was Rs 14,456 crore but the actual allocation made is only Rs.6, 254 crore. There is a shortfall of Rs 8,202 crore.
The startling fact is that this shortfall in Plan allocation has been attributed to non-allocation of funds for certain State Plan schemes in the Health sector. I would urge upon the Minister to explain this huge gap in projection, allocation and n