5.1 Integrated Flood Management Approach- Under the scheme, central assistance to the States would be provided for taking up flood management works in an integrated manner covering entire river / tributary or a major segment. In case of emergent situation arising due to high floods, the works in critical reaches would be taken up immediately after flood season.
5.2 Funding Pattern for Ongoing Projects – The funding pattern for ongoing projects approved during XI Plan would remain the same as approved in XI Plan i.e. 75(Centre): 25(State) for General/ Non-Special Category States and 90(Centre): 10(State) for Special Category States.
5.3 Funding Pattern for New Projects
5.3.1 The funding pattern for new projects where Investment Clearance had been accorded by the Planning Commission before 30-07-2013, will be as approved during XI Plan for respective category of States i.e 75(Centre): 25(State) for General/ Non-Special Category States and 90(Centre): 10(State) for Special Category States.
5.3.2 New Projects of General /Non-Special Category States - The new projects / works of General /Non-Special Category States, other than those covered under clause 5.3.1 above, within the scope of Flood Management Programme, costing Rs. 40 crore and above, having BC Ratio more than 1.0 , shall be included for funding under Flood Management Programme during XII Plan. The funding pattern for such projects / works of Non-Special Category States will be 50 ( Central ) : 50 ( State).
5.3.3 New Projects of Special Category States - The new projects / works of Special Category States, other than those covered under clause 5.3.1 above, within the scope of Flood Management Programme, costing Rs. 10.0 crore and above, having BC Ratio more than 1.0, shall be included for funding under Flood Management Programme during XII Plan. The funding pattern for such projects / works of Special Category States will be 70 ( Central ) : 30 (State).
(The Special Category States cover the North Eastern States, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh,
Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand.)
5.4 Projects for restoration of earlier damaged flood management works – The Central Assistance to all the States would also be provided for restoration of damaged flood management works and funding pattern for such works will be as applicable to respective category of State. Central Assistance will not be provided for regular maintenance of flood management works but only for restoration of flood management works damaged under force majeure like conditions. It would be ensured that such works are not covered under CRF(SDRF)/ NCCF(NDRF).
5.5 Projects for Catchment Area Treatment– The projects for catchment area treatment, as stipulated in the scope of the Flood Management Programme, shall be included for funding under Flood Management Programme during XII Plan. The funding pattern and criteria for such works shall be as applicable to respective category of States and convergence with similar programmes undertaken under National Mission for Green India and programmes of watershed management would be ensured.
5.6 The State Governments shall ensure inclusion of the scheme in the State Plan and make requisite budget provision towards Central as well as State share on annual basis.
5.7 The State Governments which adopt Flood Plain Zoning Bill (circulated by Central Water Commission in 2009), would be given priority over the other States.
5.8 While submitting a new proposal, the State Governments shall ensure acquisition of land required under the scheme and would submit a certificate to this effect, failing which no funds would be released to the State Governments. For land acquisition, requisite funds would be provided/ arranged by the concerned State Governments from their own resources. However, the amount spent on land acquisition would be considered as a part of State’s share towards the overall cost of the project and accounted for subsequent releases of central assistance.
5.9 While submitting a new proposal, the State Government would specify the time frame for completion of the project and funds required on annual basis; which shall be adhered to, by implementing agencies. A detailed statement in Proforma-FMP-1 (enclosed ) would be furnished by the State Governments with the proposal for central assistance.
5.10 The State Governments shall ensure that the State has not received any financial assistance for the proposed work/ scheme in the past, either from the central government or any other funding agency and would submit a certificate to this effect while sending proposals under FMP. However, financial assistance mentioned under this para, shall exclude the cases where repayable loan on commercial terms is arranged by a State from any agency to meet its State Share and to complete the work due to urgency.
5.11 As the flood management works of critical nature, are expected to be completed in a time bound manner, no cost escalation shall be allowed for any work/ scheme once it is approved under FMP. The approved cost of the scheme mentioned in the Investment Clearance by Planning Commission and approved by the IMC-FMP shall be treated as firm & final for the purpose of central share. If there is any cost escalation, it would be borne by the state Government from its own resources.
In cases where project completion is delayed due to force majeure, extension may be
considered by IMC-FMP on merits on the basis of justification by State, views of appraisal
agency and revised investment approval by Planning Commission. In deserving cases,
upward revision of cost by not more than 15% of cost of works earlier approved /accepted
during appraisal may be approved by IMC-FMP.
5.12 If the project is delayed beyond the target date inclusive of the extension granted on merits of the case by IMC-FMP, no further central assistance would be released and the States would bear the remaining cost of the project.
5.13 The State Governments shall ensure that the works are executed in a well planned manner and completed within the scheduled completion period. The progress shall be monitored through CPM/PERT Charts; which shall be submitted within three months of release of first installment of central assistance