Central transfers of funds for development of states

Ministry of Finance

Central transfers of funds for development of states

Posted Date:- Jul 19, 2021

The Union Government provides funds to the State Governments under the Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), Central Sector Schemes (CS), Finance Commission grants (FC grants) and Other Grants /Loans/Transfers as per the guidelines of the respective Scheme within the availability of Gross Budgetary Support with the Union Government. This was stated by Minister of State for Finance Shri Pankaj Chaudhary in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

The Minister gave details of central transfers to States as per the Union Budget 2020-21(RE) and 2021-22 (BE) as under:-

(Rs in crore)

S. No.

Nature of Central Transfers to States

2020-21 (RE)

2021-22 (BE)

Total Transfers excluding Tax Devolution



Of which

Centrally Sponsored Schemes



Central Sector Schemes



Finance Commission Transfers



The concerned State Governments and Central Ministries/Departments review and monitor implementation of the schemes as per the scheme/programme specific guidelines to ensure effective utilization of funds including expenditure incurred, the Minister said.


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