Special Central Assistance to Odisha

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Funds released to Odisha under Special Central Assistance (SCA) Scheme during the last 03 years and current financial year are as under:

  (Rs. in crore)

State 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Odisha 10 66.67 66.66 14.25

          The LWE Affected districts, covered under Security Related Expenditure (SRE) Scheme, were reviewed in April-2018. Presently 54 districts of Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh are covered under SRE Scheme w.e.f. 01.04.2018. Prior to April-2018, 64 districts of these States were covered under SRE Scheme. List  of these districts in the States of Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh is as under :

State Districts Prior to April-2018 Districts w.e.f. 01st April-2018
Number Name Number Name
Andhra Pradesh 08 Anantapur,

East Godavari,

Guntur,

Kurnool,

Prakasam,

Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram.

06 East Godavari,

Guntur,

Srikakulam,

Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram,

West Godavari.

Chhattisgarh 16 Bastar, Bijapur, Dantewada, Jashpur, Kanker, Korea (Baikunthpur), Narayanpur, Rajnandgaon, Sarguja, Dhamtari, Mahasamund, Gariyaband, Balod, Sukma, Kondagaon and Balrampur. 14 Balod,  Balrampur, Bastar, Bijapur, Dantewada, Dhamtari,   Gariyaband , Kanker, Kondagaon,  Mahasamund,  Narayanpur, Rajnandgaon, Sukma and Kabirdham.
Jharkhand 21 Bokaro, Chatra, Dhanbad, East Singhbhum, Garhwa, Giridih, Gumla, Hazaribagh, Koderma, Latehar, Lohardagga, Palamu, Ranchi, Simdega, Saraikela-Kharaswan, West Singhbhum, Khunti, Ramgarh, Dumka, Deoghar and Pakur. 19 Bokaro, Chatra, Dhanbad, Dumka, East Singhbhum, Garhwa, Giridih, Gumla, Hazaribagh,  Khunti, Koderma, Latehar, Lohardagga, Palamu,  Ramgarh, Ranchi, Simdega, Saraikela-Kharaswan, West Singhbhum.
Odisha 19 Gajapati, Ganjam, Keonjhar, Koraput, Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj, Navrangpur, Rayagada, Sambhalpur, Sundargarh, Nayagarh, Kondhamal, Deogarh, Jajpur, Dhenkanal,  Kalahandi, Nuapada, Bargarh and Bolangir 15 Angul, Bargarh, Bolangir, Boudh, Deogarh, Kalahandi, Kandhmal, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabrangpur,  Nayagarh, Nuapada, Rayagada, Sambhalpur, Sundargarh
  64 54

15 districts of Odisha are covered under Security Related Expenditure (SRE) for Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas. Of these, 7 districts namely Boudh, Sambhalpur,  Nayagarh, Angul, Deogarh, Navarangpur, and Sundergarh have reported no LWE violence incidents in the year 2020.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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