Financial Assistance to Combat COVID Pandemic
India - Press Information Bureau
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Posted On: 10 DEC 2021 4:29PM by PIB Delhi
Government of India is supporting States in their endeavor to manage COVID-19 since the beginning of pandemic. Requisite support is provided to States/UTs to enhance preparedness and response capacities against COVID-19 and other public health emergencies. Various initiatives have been undertaken by the Government to provide technical guidance and further strengthen health infrastructure, availability of essential logistics including drugs and medical oxygen supply to manage COVID-19.
In terms of financial assistance support has been provided to States under ECRP packages in FY 2020-21 and 2021-22. State/UT wise funds released towards the ECRP during F.Y. 2020-21 and 2021-22 is given at Annexure.
State/UT wise details of Central Release of Grants in aid for the COVID-19 activities under the ECRP during F.Y. 2020-21 and F.Y. 2021-22
|S. No.||State/UT||Â 2020-21||Â 2021-22|
|1||Andaman & Nicobar Islands||14.80||7.11|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu||4.67||4.76|
|14||Jammu & Kashmir||194.58||128.82|
1. Release of funds during the FY 2020-21 is 100% Centrally funded.
2. Release of funds during the FY 2021-22 is as per the approved Centre-State funding under NHM and is updated up to 24.11.2021.
The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the LokSabha today.
HFW/PQ/Funds to Combat Pandemic/10thDecember2021/7
(Release ID: 1780144)
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