Guj among top three states for RIDF utilisation
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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 19:11
  
Ahmedabad: Gujarat ranks among the top three states for utilising Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) assistance of Rs 10,297 crore provided so far by NABARD, a top official said on Wednesday.

"Off the total RIDF assistance of Rs 10,297 crore to the Government of Gujarat, 28 per cent has been utilised by Gujarat Water Supply and Sewage Board and 24 per cent by Roads and Building department," CGM NABARD H R Dave said.

"The remaining amount has been utilised by Health and Family Welfare Department, Women and Child Development and Agriculture and Cooperation department," he said.

The financial support has been extended for major infrastructure projects of the state in irrigation like Narmada canal, Saurasthra canal and its distribution network and check dams.

"The remaining amount has been utilised by Health and Family Welfare Department, Women and Child Development and Agriculture and Cooperation department," he said.

The financial support has been extended for major infrastructure projects of the state in irrigation like Narmada canal, Saurasthra canal and its distribution network and check dams.


First Published: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 19:11


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