The progress of the Projects under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) is periodically reviewed by the Government of India. However, the execution and monitoring of projects is done by the States/ UTs in accordance with extant rules and procedures. The States/UTs monitors the implementation of the projects through State Level Nodal Agency (SLNA) and other monitoring agencies. The shortcomings/deviations if any, in implementation of project are conveyed to the State Government for proper rectification and suitable action thereon as per the rules and procedures of the State Government. States/UTs report on the proper utilization of funds through Quarterly Progress Reports (QPRs).
The Independent Review & Monitoring Agency (IRMA) are agencies to be appointed by the states, duly approved by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) of Ministry of Urban Development, for monitoring the implementation of projects sanctioned under the JNNURM so that the funds released are utilized in a purposeful and time-bound manner. In addition, the Government has asked the States to constitute District Level Review and Monitoring Committee to be headed by the Member of Parliament to review and monitor implementation of projects and reforms under JNNURM. So far 20 States have constituted the Committee and issued Notifications in the regard. An Advisory reiterating the necessity of following applicable financial rules / regulations has been issued to the States on 29/5/2012.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Urban Development Smt. Deepa Dasmunsi in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.