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Naxal affected, NE states reimbursed
Published on 29 Apr. 2010 12:19 AM IST
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Union government has reimbursed Rs. 210 crore under security related expenditure (SRE) scheme to naxal affected and insurgency affected states for expenditure incurred on operations, the union minister of state in ministry of home affairs Ajay Maken said, in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.
Naxal affected States covered under SRE scheme include Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. While, insurgency affected states, which are covered under SRE scheme, include Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.
According to a PIB release, the admissible items on which reimbursement was made under SRE inter alia include ex-gratia payment to family of civilian and security personnel killed in naxal and extremist violence, transportation communication and logistic support for central para military forces, ammunition, training of state police forces, community policing, honoraria to special police officers, deployment of home guards, village defence parties, rehabilitation of surrendered naxalites and militants etc.
The scheme has been quite helpful to the states, it stated.
Details are as under
Reimbursement made to naxal affected areas
(Rs. In lakhs)
State 2008-2009 2009-2010
Andhra Pradesh 582.59 227.51
Bihar 521.67 276.65
Chhattisgarh 2011.64 3614.24
Jharkhand 2350.24 1111.10
Madhya Pradesh 399.86 10.87
Maharasthra 471.98 271.18
Orissa 1308.98 371.22
Uttar Pradesh 185.52 50.75
West Bengal 167.52 66.48
Total 8000.00 6000.00
Reimbursement made to North Eastern States
States 2008-09 2009-10
Assam 10860.00 6056.00
Nagaland 3313.00 4123.00
Manipur 2158.00 2726.00
Tripura 4504.00 1185.00
Meghalaya 624.00 193.00
Arunachal 545.00 717.00
Total 22004.00 15000.00
Reimbursement made to J&K and Himachal Pradesh
2008 2009
J&K Himachal Pradesh J&K Himachal Pradesh
SRE (P) 39642.17 357.82 16670.00 130.00
SRE (RR) 20999.13 - 12000.00 -

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