§ 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.