CM Palaniswami says, T.N. has completely utilized Central funds
Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has rejected the media claims that the State government has refunded Rs 3,600 crore Central funds, he said that the State has completely used the Central government funds.
Mr. Palaniswami said, 'A false news has been published that the State government has returned approximately Rs 3,600 crore of Central funds without utilizing them. There has never been a situation where the State had returned Central funds.”
CM said, “If the expected amount is not released by the Centre to the State during a financial year, the State would not be able to allocate funds for the projects, and it is considered as savings.”
“When the funds are released during the next financial year, it is used by the State for the particular projects,” he said.