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Top 10 States/UTs in terms of funds released under National Rural Drinking Water Programme during 2016-17

September 1, 2017

In total funds released under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) in India during the year 2015-16 and 2016-17 (as on 28.11.2016) was Rs. 4264.58 Crores and Rs. 2428 Crores respectively. The top 10 States/UTs in terms of funds released under NRDWP during 2016-17 (as on 28.11.2016) were: Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Odisha.

Funds released for Uttar Pradesh under NRDWP was Rs. 342.97 Crores during 2016-17. It accounted for 14.13% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period. Funds released for Rajasthan under NRDWP was Rs. 289.2 Crores during 2016-17. It accounted for 11.91% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period. Funds released for Maharashtra under NRDWP was Rs. 165.59 Crores during 2016-17. It accounted for 6.82% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period. Funds released for West Bengal under NRDWP was Rs. 153.7 Crores during 2016-17. It accounted for 6.33% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period. Funds released for Karnataka under NRDWP was Rs. 137.38 Crores during 2016-17. It accounted for 5.66% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period.

These top 5 states accounted for 44.85% of the total funds released under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) in India as a whole during the year 2016-17 (as on 28.11.2016).

Funds released under NRDWP for Madhya Pradesh was Rs. 136.7 Crores during 2016-17, which accounted 5.63% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period. Funds released under NRDWP for Gujarat was Rs. 118.37 Crores during 2016-17, which accounted 4.88% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period. Funds released under NRDWP for Jammu & Kashmir was Rs. 113.73 Crores during 2016-17, which accounted 4.68% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period. Funds released under NRDWP for Assam was Rs. 107.28 Crores during 2016-17, which accounted 4.42% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period. Funds released under NRDWP for Odisha was Rs. 96.84 Crores during 2016-17, which accounted 3.99% of the total funds released under NRDWP during the same period.

The above mentioned top 10 states accounted for 68.44% of the total funds released under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) in India as a whole during the year 2016-17 (as on 28.11.2016).

Note: Source: Rajya Sabha Session – 241, Unstarred Question No.2090; Data values are in Rs. Crores; In 2016-17, allocation under NRDWP is Rs. 5000 crores out of which Rs. 433.10 has been set aside to be allocated further based on survey for Management Devolution Index (MDI), Rs. 250 crores for Externally Aided Project (EAP), Rs. 100 crores for Calamity Component and Rs. 81.50 crores for Administrative Expenses at Ministry Level.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/answers-data-rajya-sabha-questions-session-241

Resource Title: State/UT-wise Funds Allocated, Released and Expenditure incurred under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) during 2015-16 and 2016-17 (From:Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation)

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Source: Rajya Sabha
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