Bihar's plan size to be hiked

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said the state's plan size would be increased to Rs 28,000 crore during 2012-2013 from Rs 24,000 crore for the current fisal 2011-2012.

Updated: Feb 04, 2012, 23:43 PM IST

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said the state's plan size would be increased to Rs 28,000 crore during 2012-2013 from Rs 24,000 crore for the current fisal 2011-2012.
       
Kumar gave this information while addressing a farmers' meet at S K Memorial hall here.
       
One third of the plan size proposed for 2012-2013 would be spent on agriculture with thrust on boosting production and productivity, providing seeds and making available updated farming equipment to farmers, use of bio-fertilizer and arranging better marketing facilities.

PTI