HC Deb 30 October 1902 vol 113 c1183
MR. WEIR (Ross and Cromarty)

To ask the Secretary of State for India, in view of the fact that the Government of India had sanctioned a special irrigation grant of 25 lakhs (£166,666, 13s. 4d.) to local governments for minor works such as village wells, tanks, and channels, is he yet in a position to state how much of this sum will be allocated to each province.

(Answered by Secretary Lord George Hamilton.) The special irrigation grant has been distributed as follows: Rajputana, Rs. 60,000; Coorg, Rs. 5,000; Punjab, Rs. 6,14,000; Bombay, Rs. 2,00,000; Sind, Rs. 7,20,000; North West Frontier Province, Rs. 1,65,000; Madras, Rs. 4,00,000; North West Provinces and Oudh, Rs. 50,000; Bengal, Rs. 20,000; Baluchistan, Rs. 60,000; Central Provinces, Rs. 2,00,000.