Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1) Aims and objectives of the Organization:
a) Planning is an elaborate exercise. It involves data collection and analysis, Coordination, conceptualization, Programme implementation. Decentralized planning is that form of planning where the task of formulating, adopting, executing and supervising the plan is dispersed instead of being entrusted to a central authority. In decentralized planning the regional bodies and local people are given greater freedom to formulate, adopt and implement the plan. Accordingly in each District One District Planning Office is functioning to perform the above duties. So the District planning Office, Keonjhar is functioning since 07.08.1984.
b) The seventy-fourth amendment to the constitution of India provides for creation of District Planning committee (DPC) which are mandated to consolidate developmental Plans prepared by panchayats and municipalities and to prepare a draft development plan for a district.c) Secretarial support to the District Planning Committee through the Collector.d) Scrutiny of project proposals confirming to the guidelines under MPLADS, MLALADS, Special Problem Funds, RSVY and Sanction of funds with Administrative Approval of Admissible projects.
2) Mission/ Vision:
a) The MPLADS/ MLALADS funds utilized for small but essential projects/ works based on the felt needs of the local public .It is also meant to be used for providing missing links to operationalise non-operational plan assets for which funds could not be provided under any other on-going Programmes.b) As Backward District Initiative (BDI), the scheme RSVY accelerating the pace of development in the district since its inception in 2004-05.
3) Brief History and background for its establishment:
District Planning Office, Keonjhar is functioning w.e.f. 07.08.1984
4) Allocation of business:
a) MPLADS funds is provided by the Govt. of India directly for Keonjhar Lok-Sabha Parliamentary Constituency to this district and funds for Rajya Sabha has been received from Nodal districts. A sum of Rs.100.00 lakh has been received in the installment under MPLADS- 2009-10 from Govt. of India relating to MP (LS), Keonjhar.b) A sum of Rs.4500.00 lakh has been received from GOI under RSVY from 2004-05 to 2006-07.c) The MLALADS funds and Special Problem Funds are being provided by the Planning and Co-Ordination Deptt. budget. A sum of Rs.450.00 lakh has been received under MLALAD Funds for the year 2009-10 for six Assembly Constituencies of the district @ Rs.75.00 lakh per Assembly Constituency. Similarly a sum of Rs.60.00 lakh has been allotted to this district under Special Problem Funds- 2009-10d) For expenditure under salary head, allotments are being received from P&C Deptt. Under D. No.16-3451. The allotment for 2009-10 is as follows.
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