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States/UTs are provided with necessary financial support to check the COVID-19 Pandemic

Newdelhi:23/7/21:All the States/UTs are provided with necessary financial support to check the COVID-19 Pandemic. Under India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Packagean amount of Rs 15,000 Cr has been approved by Cabinet on 22nd April 2020.

Under the Package, during the FY 2020-21, funds to the tune of Rs 8257.88 Cr have been released to the State/UTs through National Health Mission (NHM) framework. Rs 8257.88 Cr includes Rs 110.60 Cr towards payment of insurance of health workers. State-wise details are given in Annexure -I.

Further, Operational cost was provided to States/UTs for vaccination of Health Care Workers and Front-Line Workers under COVID-19 Vaccination Drive in the financial year 2020-21. State-wise details are given in Annexure-II.

A database of relief material donated by different countries for COVID19 management during the second wave has been maintained. The item- and country-wise details can be accessed atMoHFW website (link: https://main.mohfw.gov.in/node/5551). The same has been distributed to all States/UTs of the country.

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

 

Annexure-I
Central Release of Grants in aid through Agency NHM for management and control COVID-19 in F.Y. 2020-21
(Rs. in crore)
S. No. State/UT  Central Release during 2020-21
1 2 3
1 Andaman & Nicobar Islands                               14.80
2 Andhra Pradesh                            422.67
3 Arunachal Pradesh                               21.96
4 Assam                            216.69
5 Bihar                            193.94
6 Chandigarh                               35.92
7 Chhattisgarh                            109.21
8 Dadra & Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu                                 4.67
9 Delhi                            787.91
10 Goa                               17.65
11 Gujarat                            304.16
12 Haryana                            187.71
13 Himachal Pradesh                               54.48
14 Jammu & Kashmir                            194.58
15 Jharkhand                               70.84
16 Karnataka                            409.63
17 Kerala                            573.96
18 Ladakh                               44.77
19 Lakshadweep                                 0.79
20 Madhya Pradesh                            286.57
21 Maharashtra                         1,185.12
22 Manipur                               19.92
23 Meghalaya                               14.82
24 Mizoram                                 8.86
25 Nagaland                               10.27
26 Odisha                            146.44
27 Puducherry                               23.35
28 Punjab                            165.28
29 Rajasthan                            426.39
30 Sikkim                                 7.16
31 Tamil Nadu                            868.09
32 Telangana                            386.37
33 Tripura                               23.21
34 Uttar Pradesh                            541.56
35 Uttarakhand                               72.25
36 West Bengal                            295.28
  Total                        8,147.28
  Health Insurance                            110.60
  Grand Total                       8,257.88

 

Annexure II

List of Operational Funds disbursed for COVID-19 vaccination of Health Care and Frontline Workers in FY 2020-21
S.No. India (State wise) Total funds disbursed (in Rs)
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands                        22,87,722
2 Andhra Pradesh                  15,85,88,968
3 Arunachal Pradesh                        93,45,892
4 Assam                    5,79,58,995
5 Bihar                  11,35,87,296
6 Chandigarh                        63,67,153
7 Chhatisgarh                    7,52,77,089
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli                        10,09,298
9 Daman and Diu                          4,68,401
10 Delhi                    9,60,09,571
11 Goa                        56,82,258
12 Gujarat                  17,93,44,195
13 Haryana                    5,70,88,799
14 Himachal Pradesh                    2,07,62,258
15 Jammu and Kashmir                    5,84,13,941
16 Jharkhand                    5,57,85,775
17 Karnataka                  17,05,76,188
18 Kerala                    9,07,65,956
19 Ladakh                        22,50,861
20 Lakshadweep                          3,67,232
21 Madhya Pradesh                  12,31,64,446
22 Maharashtra                  26,17,98,432
23 Manipur                    1,92,58,277
24 Meghalaya                    1,04,58,276
25 Mizoram                        65,34,421
26 Nagaland                    1,10,51,714
27 Odisha                    8,91,38,152
28 Puducherry                        50,19,571
29 Punjab                    5,80,10,293
30 Rajasthan                  12,77,20,041
31 Sikkim                        39,43,906
32 Tamil Nadu                  14,02,41,146
33 Telangana                    9,39,90,612
34 Tripura                    1,71,83,675
35 Uttar Pradesh                  25,72,78,603
36 Uttarakhand                    2,82,75,734
37 West Bengal                  19,74,26,211
  Total        2,61,24,31,358

 

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