GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT
LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1607 TO BE ANSWERED ON 26.07.2018
IMPLEMENTATION OF SPMRM IN MAHARASHTRA
1607. SHRIMATI POONAM MAHAJAN: Will the Minister of RURAL DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) is being implemented in the State of Maharashtra especially in tribal areas;
(b) if so, the details thereof including the current status of implementation of the Mission;
and (c) the salient features of Integrated Cluster Action Plans approved and implemented, phase-wise and the quantum of funds sanctioned for the same?
ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT (SHRI RAM KRIPAL YADAV) (a) & (b): Yes, Madam. Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) is being implemented in the State of Maharashtra in both tribal as well as non-tribal areas. The state of Maharashtra has been allotted 20 Clusters under SPMRM.There are seven (7) clusters under Phase-1, five (5) clusters under Phase-2 and eight (8) clusters under Phase-3 of the Mission. Out of these clusters, 10 Clusters are under Tribal category and 10 under non-tribal category. The details of clusters and the current status of implementation is given in table as Annexure-I
(c): As indicated in Annexure-I, so far Maharashtra has submitted Integrated Cluster Action Plan (ICAPs) for total 12 clusters under Phase 1 and Phase 2, and the same have been approved. The salient features for clusters under phase-1 and phase-2 are at Annexure-II & III respectively. The details of investment plan for clusters under phase-1 and phase-2 are given at Annexure-IV & V respectively.