Central fund to develop Maoist-hit Hazaribagh
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Last Updated: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 20:40
  
Hazaribagh (Jharkhand): The Centre has provided Rs 55 crore for development of Maoist-affected Hazaribagh district in two phases, official sources said on Tuesday.

Out of Rs 55 crore, Rs 25 crore would be spent in the first year and Rs 30 crore in the second year, the sources added.

A detailed discussion was held at a meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ravindra Kumar Agarwal on development work like irrigation, drinking water, health care, education and road in all Maoist-affected areas of the district.

A committee has been formed with the DC being its head and SP, DDC, DFO, executive engineers of both Road, Irrigation and PHED as its members.

The committee would make a weekly review of the progress and implementation of work, the sources said.

The DC directed the officials concerned to prepare projects and submit him within a week.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 20:40


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