Telangana Chief Secretary Shekhar.Prasad. Singh
Hyderabad: Telangana is expecting anything between Rs 2,000 crore to Rs 3000 crore would be good for the Telangana State from the Centre before the end of this current financial year.
The state government has already released Rs 1,600 crore to various departments of the state government, including for the Centrally Sponsored Schemes, and several departments had already submitted utilisation certificates for the funds which has already released by the Centre.
With this, the Telangana is confident that the Centre will release the balance funds allotted to state by the end of this month. Chief Secretary S.P. Singh, during his two-day visit to Delhi, he met 19 high-ranking officers of various ministries of centre.
He on Wednesday held a meeting with all Telangana State secretaries and briefed them about his visit. Mr Singh told them that the Central government officials have assured to release the funds if utilisation certificates were submitted on time to Centre.
He has also reminded that the TS government had to put up permanent mechanism in Delhi to follow up regularly with Centre for release of more funds.
Mr. Singh also directed the secretaries not to delay sending details when sought by ministers during the Budget session. If needed, a nodal officer will also be appointed to coordinate with Assembly officials, the CS said.