On January 20, 2021 Karnataka Chief Minister (CM), B. S. Yediyurappa launched ‘Avolokana Software’ Transparent e-governance tool. The software will be used by the Government to monitor & access data on sanctions & expenditures incurred on 1800 programmes which have been implemented by 39 Departments.
- Expenditures & Sanctions on Sustainable Development Goals, Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan, Tribal Sub-plan & Central Sponsored Schemes will be the main areas of focus.
- It will also provide Assembly Constituency-wise information on Government grants and allocations under various development programmes.
- The software will benefit the policymakers, as they can release funds based on expenditure incurred by the Departments.
- It will help in saving Government’s resources.
Note – There are three types of funds that are available with the Government of India. They are Consolidated Fund of India Contingency Fund of India Public Account of India.
During the event, CM also released Karnataka Statistics on Development Programmes for the year 2019-20.
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