Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Expenditure on Deployment of CAPF

Requests have been received in Ministry of Home Affairs from the State Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana, Uttarakhand and West Bengal for waiving off cost of deployment charges towards deployment of CAPFs in their States. As per the extant policy of Government of India, the States are required to bear the cost of deployment of Central Armed Police Forces in their states at the prescribed rates. The requests have been examined but not agreed to in view of the extant policy of the Government of India. 

Two requests were received from the State Government of Andhra Pradesh vide letters dated 28.5.2014 and 24.6.2016 for waiving off of Rs.1003.61 crore and Rs. 50.76 crore respectively which have not been agreed to in view of the extant policy of the Government of India. 

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question by Smt. Rita Tarai and Shri M.Murali Mohan in the Lok Sabha today. 

Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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