Early release of MMSVY funds sought

ITANAGAR, Aug 28: A group of applicants of the Mukhya Mantri Seema Vikas Yojna (MMSVY) has requested the chief secretary to take urgent steps to ensure early release of MMSVY funds amounting to Rs 74,00,000 under the TFC Forest Grant 2014-15 allotted to the beneficiaries of Lower Subansiri, Upper Subansiri, and Anjaw districts.
In a representation to the CS, the applicants on Tuesday informed said the state government vide order No TPT (B) 42/03/2015, dated 1 February, 2017, sanctioned Rs 74,00,000 out of Rs 500 lakhs against the TFC Forest Grant for the three districts.
They said that initially the fund for these districts could not be disbursed due to certain administrative reasons, but the issue was later resolved by the department concerned.
Urging the department to revalidate the Rs 74,00,000 fund sanctioned earlier, along with the reconciliation paper of the AG, Itanagar, the group appealed to the CS to take urgent steps as the department had on 23 March, 2018, vide letter No TPT (B) 42/03/2015, informed that the revalidation would not be possible as the revised estimate had been finalized on 12 March, 2018.