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Nagaland government clarifies claims of fund misappropriation; furnishes details

By EMN Updated: May 31, 2021 10:26 pm

Dimapur, May 31 (EMN): Clarifying reports alleging misappropriation of funds in the name of Covid-19 pandemic, the Finance department, government of Nagaland, on Monday furnished details of funds mobilised through pro-rata cuts and expenditure incurred on the pandemic.

Here is break-up of savings and expenditure provided by the Finance department.

The update went on to state that the pro-rata cuts during 2021-22 have been effected to provide free vaccines to all, as decided by the State Cabinet and that expenditure on Covid is still continuing. It added that Details of expenditure from CM’s Relief Fund are available on the website.

The Finance department went on to inform that the government decided to use 25% of LADP funds during 2021-22 to fight the pandemic and this include the 15% Common Pool Fund and additional 10% from normal funds without touching the iconic projects. These funds will be kept with the respective DPDBs for fighting the pandemic in the respective districts, it informed.

The department added the break-up of items of expenditure can be obtained from the concerned departments

By EMN Updated: May 31, 2021 10:26:50 pm