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Centre diverting clean energy funds to compensate states for GST: Yechury

The National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) was created for funding research and innovative projects in clean energy technologies

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sitaram Yechury
Sitaram Yechury

CPI(M) General Secretary Monday alleged that the BJP government at the Centre has been resorting to "illegal diversion" of clean energy funds to pay the states their share of (GST).

Reacting to media reports that a parliamentary panel has objected to diversion of clean energy funds to compensate states for the GST, Yechury alleged that the economy of the country has been destroyed by Prime Minster and his associates.

"Economy destroyed single-handedly by Modi and co. Now resorting to illegal diversion of clean energy fund to even pay the states their share of GST. An all-round disaster from this thoroughly corrupt, inept and incompetent govt (sic)," he tweeted.

The Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) was created for funding research and innovative projects in clean energy technologies.

First Published: Mon, December 10 2018. 15:05 IST
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