Special Package for Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), Assam
- Government of India agreed to provide a package of Rs.500.00 crore with financial assistance of Rs. 100 crore per annum for 5 years for projects to develop socio-economic infrastructure in Bodo Territorial Council (BTC) areas, over and above normal plan assistance to Assam as per Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) signed between Government of India, Government of Assam and Bodo Liberation Tigers (BLT) on 10.02.2003. Later on, an "Additional Package of Rs.250 crore” was announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister during his visit to Assam in August 2008.
- Accordingly, the Ministry sanctioned 63 projects at an approved cost of Rs. 741.93 crore and an amount of Rs. 707.34 crore were released. Government of Assam submitted UC for Rs. 623.19 crore. 48 projects have been completed so far and remaining 15 projects are ongoing.