Patna: Bihar`s plan size would be raised to Rs 28,000 crore in the next fiscal from Rs 24,000 crore of the current fiscal year (2011-12).
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held a high-level review
meeting on plan expenditures of all the departments and
reviewed the expenditure on plan heads.
It was found during the review meeting that against the
allotment on plan heads, there was plan expenditure to the
tune of Rs 12,083.82 crore by end of December last.
After holding discussions on the plan size, the Chief
Minister said the plan size would be raised to Rs 28,000
Giving the information, Principal Secretary Planning and
Development Vijay Prakash said every department had been asked
by the Chief Minister to prepare their annual action plan.
The Chief Minister also directed the heads of departments
to ensure that the allotted funds must be utilised within the
stipulated period during 2011-12.
The meeting also decided that a workshop be held for
increasing the utiity of Computerised Treasury Management
Information system, he said.
Kumar said the state Rural Development department must
also ensure construction of buildings of blocks in a phased
manner by formulating an action plan, he said.
Besides Kumar, Chief Secretary Navin Kumar, Development
Commissioner AK Sinha, secretaries of various departments,
including Energy Secretary also attended the meeting.