Freeze launch of funds underneath SDF to forestall squandering of public cash: FGG

The Discussion board for Good Governance (FGG) has requested Chief Secretary A. Santhi Kumari to take steps to forestall squandering of public cash and freeze launch of funds underneath the Particular Growth Fund (SDF) until the Meeting elections.

The FGG expressed concern that lots of of crores of tax payers’ cash is wasted within the title of SDF. “We have now a motive to consider that SDF is created conserving in view the upcoming elections,” FGG president M. Padmanabha Reddy mentioned.

The State authorities has made a provision of ₹10,000 crore as SDF within the Funds however there have been no pointers concerning allotment of this fund to executing companies. The Funds launch was not need-based or uniform.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, he quoted the occasion of Achampet Meeting constituency for which ₹200 crore was launched with none motion plan and this was a windfall for the native MLA Guvvala Balaraju. “The works sanctioned don’t have any relation to the wants of the individuals or native requirement,” he mentioned, including that a lot of the quantities had been spent on building of locations of worship, caste based mostly group halls and associated works.

Achampet was one of the crucial backward areas with principally SC and ST inhabitants and the situation of faculties and hospitals within the space had been deplorable. The Authorities’s flagship Mission Bhagiratha didn’t cowl the inside tribal hamlets of the constituency, however the district collector didn’t contemplate these minimal primary wants as developmental actions.

“He discovered building of locations of worship as developmental exercise?” he requested. Furthermore, a lot of the works had been allotted on nomination foundation to ruling celebration employees.

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