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Funds allocated for Swachh Bharat lying unused: Study

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: , 2016

allocated for the Swachh Bharat Mission are lying unutilised by the three municipal corporations in the city, a a study said. This, despite the fact that chikungunya and dengue have crippled the national capital.The ‘Delhi Citizens Handbook 2016’ prepared by the Centre for Civil Society, a think tank, says that of the three civic bodies, the North corporation failed to spend even a single penny of the Rs 46.28 crore allocated to it by the Centre under the scheme for the financial year 2015-16. In the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), only 0.25 % (Rs 7.93 lakhs) of the Rs 31.63 crores received, have been put to use. Currently, the entire corpus of these funds is lying unutilised,” the report stated.

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