ALLOCATION OF FUNDS
At the beginning of each financial year funds are notionally allocated by the NSTFDC to the SCAs in proportion to the Scheduled Tribes population in the respective States and UTs.
The SCAs may ensure the flow of funds in such a manner so as to maintain proper balance among different districts/regions sectors and achieving an equitable gender-wise balance among the beneficiaries.
b) UNIT COST:
Within the overall allocation funds are to be allocated keeping the following broad norms :
% age of Notional Allocation
(i) Scheme(s)/Project(s) costing upto
Rs.5.00 lakh per unit/profit centre : 90%
(ii) Scheme(s)/Project(s) costing above
Rs.5.00 lakh per unit/profit centre : 10%
However 10% of allocation earmarked for high cost schemes can also be availed for low cost projects.
c) SECTORAL ALLOCATION:
The broad norms of sectoral allocation are given below .The SCAs are to ensure a balanced approach on sectoral allocation while forwarding Scheme(s)/Project(s) to NSTFDC for consideration.
Sector %age of Notional Allocation
(i) Agriculture & Allied Sector 55%
(ii) Service Sector (Including Transport) 40%
(iii) Industrial Sector 5%
Note: SCAs are at liberty to avail more funds under the Agriculture & Allied sector