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Top 10 States/UTs in terms of Fund Allocated under National Rural Drinking Water Programme during 2018-19

August 23, 2019 Author : OGD PMU Team

Allocation of fund was Rs. 4148.67 crore in India under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) in 2015-16. It has increased by 39.5% to Rs. 5786.96 crore during 2016-17 above 2015-16. Allocation of fund under NRDWP was Rs. 6775.16 crore during 2018-19 in India, up by 4.1% versus Rs. 6506.8 crore during 2017-18. The top 10 States/UTs in terms of fund allocated under NRDWP during 2018-19 were West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Assam, Bihar, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

Allocation of fund was Rs. 917.82 crore for West Bengal under NRDWP during 2018-19, which accounted 13.55% of the total fund allocated in India. We have seen annual growth of 13.2% in allocation of fund for West Bengal under NRDWP during 2018-19 from Rs. 810.48 crore during 2017-18. There was allocation of Rs. 713.95 crore for Uttar Pradesh under NRDWP during 2018-19. It accounted 10.54% of the total fund allocated in India during the same period. Fund allocation for Uttar Pradesh was Rs. 539.09 crore under NRDWP during 2017-18. Allocation of fund under NRDWP was Rs. 692.13 crore during 2018-19 for Rajasthan, down by -22.4% versus Rs. 891.95 crore during 2017-18. Fund allocation for Rajasthan in 2018-19 accounted 10.22% of the total fund allocated in India during 2018-19.

There was allocation of Rs. 524.1 crore and Rs. 567.89 crore for Assam under NRDWP during 2017-18 and 2018-19 respectively. Fund allocation for Assam in 2018-19 accounted 8.38% of the total fund allocated in India during the same period. There was allocation of Rs. 394.53 crore and Rs. 476.63 crore for Bihar under NRDWP during 2017-18 and 2018-19 respectively. Fund allocation for Bihar in 2018-19 accounted 7.03% of the total fund allocated in India during the same period.

Allocation of fund was Rs. 474.16, 331.04, 309.07, 274.09 and 237.09 crore for Maharashtra, Karnataka, Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat respectively under National Rural Drinking Water Programme in 2018-19. The above mentioned top 10 states accounted for 73.71% of the total fund allocated in India as a whole during 2018-19.

Note: Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 248 UNSTARRED QUESTION No 14; Allocation excludes Ministry level expenditure and allocation for 2018-19 is shown at BE stage; Data Values Amount in Rs. Crore.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/stateut-wise-details-fund-allocated-under-national-rural-drinking-water-programme-nrdwp

Resource Title: State/UT-wise details of Fund Allocated under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) from 2015-16 to 2018-19 (From : Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation)

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Source: Rajya Sabha
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