12th Plan

Coal imports to touch 265 MT in FY'17; steps on to boost production

A slew of steps like removal of regulatory hurdles are underway to enhance India's coal output in a bid to curb rising imports that may touch 265 MT in FY'17, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

Mar 09, 2015, 14:43 PM IST

12th Plan power capacity addition target may exceed: Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the target of adding 1,18,537 MW capacity for the current Plan period will not only be achieved but can even exceed.

Mar 02, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

12th Year Plan mid-term appraisal this fiscal: Govt

The mid-term appraisal of the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), which envisages annual economic growth rate of 8 percent, is scheduled for the current fiscal ending March 31, Parliament was informed today.

Dec 05, 2014, 16:26 PM IST

India needs over $250 bn investments in power sector: Report

The government has planned additional renewable energy capacity addition of around 30,000 MW (5,000 MW wind, 10,000 MW solar and 2,100 small hydro).

Sep 28, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

Over Rs 24,000 cr allocation to boost MSME sector in 12th Plan

The government has allocated Rs 24,124 crore to boost the country's micro, small and medium enterprises sector during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan period (2012-17), an increase of 133.53 percent over the Eleventh Plan, Parliament was on Wednesday informed.

Aug 13, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

Postal Services beat revenue target three years in a row

The government had set a revenue target of Rs 7,522.02 crore for the Postal Services in 2011-12, while the Department registered revenue of Rs 7,899.40 crore.

Jul 07, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

'Mid-term appraisal of 12th Plan to help govt judge its work'

Montek said the mid-term appraisal of 12th Plan (2012-17) will be done by the end of 2014.

Dec 17, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

Need new fund-raising avenues to meet capital requirements

Alternate avenues for fund raising like insurance and pension funds need to be tapped into to meet India's growing capital requirements and to achieve the growth target of 8 percent during the 12th Plan period, says a study.

Nov 29, 2013, 15:52 PM IST

Economy to expand over 5%, average 8% growth rate to be revisited

The Planning Commission on Friday said it will revisit annual average GDP growth target of 8 percent for the 12th Plan (2012-17) in view of dismal performance in first two years of policy period, while saying the economy is likely to expand by over 5 percent this fiscal.

Oct 04, 2013, 13:12 PM IST

32-hour hackathon on 12th Plan on Apr 6-7

"The hackathon will last for 32 hours during which participants will gather in teams across India to compete for interesting prizes in three categories - mobile/web applications, infographics and short films," an official statement said on .

Apr 03, 2013, 21:53 PM IST

States needs to chip in to improve healthcare, says Montek

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said the states need to match central government's expenditure on healthcare planned in the 12th Plan period (2012-17) to improve the sector.

Mar 09, 2013, 22:00 PM IST

NDC likely to meet in first week of Nov to approve 12th Plan

The full Planning Commission and Union Cabinet have already approved the draft 12th Plan document.

Oct 07, 2012, 12:51 PM IST

Rs 51.46 lakh cr infra outlay projected during 12th Plan

The Planning Commission is aiming at a total outlay of Rs 51.46 lakh crore in the infrastructure sector during the 12th Plan (2012-17), short of the earlier projection of USD 1 trillion (about Rs 55 lakh crore).

Sep 12, 2012, 21:14 PM IST

NDC approval for 12th Plan by September: Montek

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Saturday said he expects the National Development Council's approval to the 12th Plan by September.

Jun 09, 2012, 19:27 PM IST

`Delivery of LCA scheduled in 12th Plan period`

The development of Light Combat
Aircraft (LCA) for its Final Operational Clearance (FOC) is in
progress and the delivery of the plane is scheduled to take
place in the 12th Plan period, the government said.

Mar 28, 2012, 16:16 PM IST

Govt may freeze power capacity to be supplied coal in 12th Plan

The Coal Ministry is likely to fix a cap on the power capacity beyond which it would not supply coal during the 12th Plan (2012-17) due to scarcity of the fossil fuel.

Feb 03, 2012, 17:53 PM IST

TN plans Rs 1.85 lakh cr outlay for 12th plan

Notwithstanding the `negativities`
of the global economic slowdown and its impact on the state, Tamil Nadu government Monday said it planned for an "ambitious" outlay of Rs 1.85 lakh crore for the ensuing 12th Plan.

Jan 30, 2012, 15:33 PM IST

Montek says 9% growth in 12th Plan a challenge

The Planning Commission on Saturday said it would be a challenging task to achieve 9 percent annual economic growth during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) amid tough global economic environment.

Jan 07, 2012, 19:09 PM IST

Efforts needed to bridge infra spending gap in 12th Plan: Pranab

The Government on Thursday said there may be a shortfall of USD 300 billion in funding requirements for infrastructure during 12th Plan and financial institutions will have to make extra efforts to bridge the gap.

Jan 05, 2012, 21:22 PM IST

PlanCom asks ministries to limit hike in outlay to 15% in FY13

The central ministries have been asked to provide three different scenarios having 5, 10 and 15 percent increase.

Jan 01, 2012, 15:36 PM IST

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