Director (DP)

District Planning Division

Decentralized Planning  

The Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act 1993 was enacted to bring Decentralised administration in Karnataka in line with the National Pattern. Karnataka is a pioneer State in the transformation of the “Gram Swaraj” concept into reality and enacting the PRI Act to bring the practice of decentralized administration and development in line with the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution. A three-tier structure was created with the Zilla Panchayat at district, Taluk Pancahayat at taluk and Gram Pancahayat at the village level. Section 309 of the Act 1993 provides for the preparation of Development Plans by the Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs). Section 310 of the Act makes it mandatory for the State to constitute District Planning Committees in each District which are required to consolidate the plans prepared by PRIs and urban local bodies (ULBs) and prepare the draft district development plans of the district taking into consideration the needs of the spatial planning, physical and natural resources and the level of infrastructure development.

Sequence of events relating to Decentralized Planning

  1. Determination of district sector Plan size
  2. Working out allocations to districts
  3. Intimation of Plan size of respective districts and issuing guidelines with regard to formulation of plan both for PRIs and ULBs
  4. Formulation of draft Plan by PRIs in consultation with the concerned departmental officers and approval of the same by the concerned body
  5. Finalization of the draft plan at the State level by interacting with Zilla Pancahayats officers and Heads of the departments
  6. Integration of district sector Plan with the State Plan
  7. Bringing out the Budget Link Document
  8. Preparation of action Plans by ZPs,TPs,and GPs for the activities assigned to them
  9. Placing them before the respective standing committees for consideration
  10. Consolidation of Plans and placing them before the General Body and the District Planning Committee for perusal
  11. Implementation, Monitoring and evaluation

    Activity Mapping

    Activity Mapping depicting activities to be taken up at different levels of Panchayat Raj Institution [PRI) as per the Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution has been prepared. This would ensure that what is to be done at a particular Panchayat level is to be done at that level only. This has also resulted in further empowerment of PRIs to discharge their functions more independently without interventions. Based on the activity mapping, different Plan and Non-plan programmes have been allocated to the three tier Panchayat Raj Institutions.

     District Planning Committees

    Article 243 (ZD) provide for Constitution of a District Planning Committee at the district level to consolidate the plans prepared by the PRIs and ULBs in the District and to prepare draft development plan for the district as a whole. The draft plan is intended to be finalised taking into consideration  matters of common interest between the rural and the urban local bodies like spatial planning, environmental conservation, integrated development of infrastructure etc.
     

    Activities of the District Planning Division

    The District Planning Division of the Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics department guides the planning units of Zilla Panchayats in the formulation of Districts Plans. Co-ordination of activities pertaining to Zilla Panchayat programmes at the State level, determination of plan size of Zilla Panchayats, distribution of outlays among Zilla Panchayats on the basis of prescribed criteria, earmarking outlays for programmes, integrating Zilla Panchayat plans with the State Plan and bringing out a Zilla Panchayat budget link document giving District wise and Scheme wise outlays are the major items of work. Guidelines for the formulation of Annual Plans are provided to the Zilla Panchayats. A set of 10 formats have been prescribed for eliciting information on staff position, grant-in-aid institutions, building programmes, water supply schemes, physical targets and achievements, woman component plan and plans of urban local bodies as supporting documents for formulation of annual plans.

    The Plans will have to be formulated taking into account:

    1. Salary component under different schemes
    2. Maintenance of establishments like hostels, scholarships, grant in aid institutions etc.
    3. State’s share of Centrally Sponsored Schemes
    4. Statutory grants to Grama Panchayats
    5. Special Component and Tribal Sub Plans (SCSP and TSP)
    6. Number of works/schemes strictly and really required as per norms;
    7. Number expected to be completed during the year;
    8. Number pending for two years and over two years;
    9. Funds required to complete pending works;
    10. Funds provided in the Plan;
    11. Funds provided for fresh works;
    12. Stage of approval and preparation of estimate for each work, including land availability; and
    13. Amount provided for each fresh work.


     

    The work of preparation of annual plans for PRIs has been fully computerized and executed through e-yojana software evolved on SQL platform. The database for planning process is mailed to the districts and the duly completed plan proposals along with the supporting statistical data is received through e-mail for further processing and preparation of budget link document containing information on ‘ Budget Allotment for Zilla Panchayat Plan and non-Plan Programmes ’. 

    The division is also the nodal division for formulation and co-ordination of the plan programmes of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Housing, Urban Development and Home Departments. It also furnishes the opinion of the Planning department on implementation of various plan programmes of these departments and other departments implementing various district sector plan programmes.

    Comprehensive District Development Plan

    Planning department has impressed upon the district administration to take immediate steps to formulate the Comprehensive District Development Plans (CDDP) for the Eleventh Five-year Plan period keeping in view the level of development and envisioning. Necessary guidelines in this regard have been issued. The district administration could avail the services of the Technical Support Institutions for the purpose. The shelf of projects emerging from the CDDP will be the basis for the formulation of annual plans.

    The guidelines for the schematic representation of Comprehensive District Development Plan is as follows:

     

 

Haveri, Chitradurga, Udupi, Davanagere, U kannada and Kolar districts have prepared the CDDP.

 

Annual Plan, 2010-11

The overall size of the State’s plan outlay for 2010-11 is Rs. 31,000 crore, of which the PRIs outlay is Rs. 3010 crore forming 9.7%.  Out of total central share of Rs. 2764 crore, the Central share in the district sector outlay is Rs.1860 crore. The total PRIs plan outlay is Rs.4870 crore.

District sector plan outlay for 2010-11 as follows:

Rs. crore

Sector

State

Centre

Total

State

31000

2764

33764

PRIs
Zilla Panchayat

 

1586

 

1029

 

2615

Taluk Panchayat

682

492

1174

Grama Panchayat

742

339

1081

Total PRI Outlay

3010

1860

4870

Percentage of PRI outlay to total state outlay

9.7

67.3

14.4

 

 

Sectorwise allocation of Zilla, Taluk and Grama Panchayaths - 2010-11

Rs. in Crore


Sl No

Sector

State

Centre

Total

1

Primary and Secondary Education

855.64

9.35

864.99

2

Mass Education

2.21

-

2.21

3

Sports and youth Services

11.35

8.00

19.35

4

Medical and Public Health Services

97.76

1.65

99.41

5

AYUSH

4.82

-

4.82

6

Family Welfare Programmes

17.45

249.32

266.77

7

Rural Water Supply

58.09

-

58.09

8

Welfare of Scheduled Castes

136.37

102.46

238.82

9

Welfare of Scheduled Tribes

47.47

27.24

74.71

10

Special Component Plan

30.66

-

30.66

11

Welfare of BCM

116.18

-

116.18

12

Welfare of Women and Children

85.81

366.69

452.50

13

Nutrition

279.35

-

279.35

14

Agriculture

28.43

37.31

65.74

15

Horticulture

18.78

1.13

19.91

16

Animal Husbandry

76.88

4.15

81.03

17

Fisheries

6.92

1.04

7.96

18

Forest

22.12

-

22.12

19

Co-operation

4.68

-

4.68

20

Labour

0.17

0.51

0.68

21

Area Development & other Rural Programmes

31.80

100.27

132.07

22

Rural Energy Programme

3.66

10.97

14.63

23

Rural Employment Programme

143.53

697.46

840.99

24

Grants to Panchayat Raj Institutions

44.44

-

44.44

25

Grants to Panchayat Raj Institutions

351.26

-

351.26

26

Grants to Panchayat Raj Institutions

12.20

-

12.20

27

Minor Irrigation

0.84

-

0.84

28

Village & Small scale Industries

4.60

-

4.60

29

Sericulture

4.32

-

4.32

30

Roads & Bridges

153.24

-

153.24

31

District Planning Unit

2.95

-

2.95

32

Tribal Sub-Plan

8.33

-

8.33

33

Handloom & Textiles

2.37

-

2.37

34

Science & Technology

1.36

-

1.36

35

Art and Culture

0.70

-

0.70

36

Housing

282.65

80.74

363.39

37

Employment & Training

0.51

-

0.51

38

Welfare of Disabled & Senior Citizens

4.34

-

4.34

39

Watershed Development

34.29

161.51

195.80

40

Agricultural Marketing

0.96

-

0.96

41

Welfare of Minorities

20.82

-

20.82

 

Total

3010.31

1859.80

4870.11

 

District wise allocations are furnished below:

District wise allocation of Plan Outlay, 2010-11

Rs. crore 

 


Sl.No

District

State

Centre

Total

1

Bangalore

71.58

40.36

111.94

2

Bangalore (R)

49.34

21.15

70.49

3

Chitradurga

92.00

40.01

132.01

4

Kolar

67.98

30.73

98.71

5

Shimoga

93.88

41.91

135.79

6

Tumkur

161.19

73.77

234.96

7

Mysore

113.82

56.42

170.24

8

Chikmagalur

78.27

32.63

110.90

9

Dakshina Kannda

74.07

37.65

111.72

10

Hassan

96.13

45.02

141.15

11

Kodagu

32.00

16.63

48.63

12

Mandya

97.04

36.12

133.16

13

Belgaum

188.44

81.06

269.50

14

Bijapur

121.09

51.27

172.36

15

Dharwad

60.56

30.00

90.56

16

Uttara Kannada

93.94

39.26

133.20

17

Gulbarga

148.79

46.79

195.58

18

Bellary

115.30

42.35

157.65

19

Bidar

90.35

40.97

131.32

20

Raichur

119.80

49.66

169.46

21

Davanagere

100.58

46.10

146.68

22

Chamrajanagara

69.16

26.54

95.70

23

Udupi

40.40

19.21

59.61

24

Bagalkot

104.82

38.17

142.99

25

Gadag

60.11

27.58

87.69

26

Haveri

84.43

36.02

120.45

27

Koppal

91.62

31.73

123.35

28

Ramanagara

63.33

20.84

84.17

29

Chikkaballapura

68.65

34.26

102.91

30

Yadgir

65.39

19.61

85.00

 

Lump sum grants

296.25

705.97

1002.22

 

State

3010.31

1859.80

4870.11

 

Trend in the District Sector Plan Outlay
 
Proportion of District Sector Outlays to Total Plan Outlay
                                                                                                                 Rs crore

Year
Particulars
Total
Plan
Outlay
District Sector
Outlay
As % of Total Outlay
2005-06
(B E)
State
Centre
Total
13555
1054
14609
2003
877
2880
14.8
83.2
19.7
2006-07
(B E)
State
Centre
Total
16166
1640
17806
2176
1256
3432
13.5
76.6
19.3
2007-08
(B E)
State
Centre
Total
18515
2749
21264
2241
1330
3571
12.1
48.4
16.8
2008-09
(B E)
State
Centre
Total
25953
2246
28199
2632
1785
4417
10.1
79.5
15.7
2009-10
(B E)
State
Centre
Total
29500
2931*
32431
2880
1882
4762
9.8
64.2
14.7
2010-11
(B E)
State
Centre
Total
31000
2764*
33764
3010
1860
4870
9.7
67.3
14.4

*Allocation under NREG, SGSY, DRDA (Admn), IWDP, DPAP
 and DDP furnished in the budget link document has not been
 accounted for in Annual Financial Statement
            A declining trend could be observed in the proportion of district sector plan outlay over the total state plan outlay over a period of time. However, the panchayat raj institutions also get allocations from a number of schemes administered at the state level for operational convenience. According to a conservative estimate an amount of Rs. 10 to Rs.30 crore would flow to each grama panchayat. 
 
 
Sectoral Allocation of District Sector Plan Outlay
 
            Sectoral Allocation of District Sector Plan outlay during the period 2007-08 to 2010-11 and its percentage distribution is furnished in the tables below: 

Annual Plan for Panchayat Raj Institutions, 2007-08 to 2010-11-