All decision-making including final project approvals is in the hand of state governments, thus providing greater flexibility to the states
The progress of the flagship missions of the ‘Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs’ shows that while the states have taken a number of steps to implement the various schemes for Urban Development, they all have a potential to do better.
Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, today reviewed the progress of Urban Development missions in Punjab, Haryana and UT of Chandigarh in successful implementation of the programs of the central government would further add to the attraction of these states as a hub for agricultural business and will increase the employment opportunities for the citizens, the minister said.
Puri further said, "In the management approach of the present central government, the principle of co-operative federalism has been enshrined. In all of its Missions MoHUA approves only the state plans prepared by the states and releases central assistance."
All decision-making including final project approvals is in the hand of state governments, thus providing greater flexibility to the states.