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Economy to see turnaround this fiscal: Montek

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 18:25

The sagging economy will see a turnaround this fiscal on the back of accelerating industrial production, improvement in global conditions and likelihood of good monsoon, the Planning Commission said Tuesday.

Arunachal`s plan size increased to Rs 3700 crore

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 13:42

The approved plan size is almost 17.44 per cent increase over the last year`s revised outlay of Rs 3,010 crore.

Rights activist alleges misappropriation of MNREGA funds

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 15:57

Noted rights activist Avadhash Kaushal threatened to complain to Planning Commission of India against bureaucrats in Uttarakhand who misappropriated MNREGA funds with contractors and politicians.

Hameed angry at absence of SC/ST, minority on Google Hangout

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 22:37

Planning Commission`s attempt to reach out to netizens through Google Hangout ended on a sour note.

Planning Commission pulls up CIL for sitting on idle cash-pile

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 16:28

Pulling up Coal India for sitting on a huge idle cash-pile, the Planning Commission has asked the state-run firm to step up investment in domestic coalfields and acquisition abroad.

Planning Commission to set up panel to measure poverty

Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 17:17

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Saturday said the committee would be announced shortly.

Plan panel to set up expert group on poverty in April

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 19:46

Planning Commission is likely to complete by next month the formation of a technical group to revisit the methodology used to arrive at the figure.

Ending poverty or removing poor?

Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 20:15

Fulfillment of basic needs can play the role of poverty-buster not just jargon of numbers.

Ending poverty or removing poor?

Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 20:15

Fulfillment of basic needs can play the role of poverty-buster not just jargon of numbers.

Montek in eye of storm over Plan panel's poverty estimates

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 13:50

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia was in the eye of a storm in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday over the fresh poverty estimates pegging poverty line at Rs 28.65 per capita daily consumption in cities.

Coal deficit to widen to 200 MT by end of 12th Plan: Plan Comm

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 16:28

India's coal demand will go up to 1,000 million tonnes (MT) by the end of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-17), necessitating about 200 MT of imports to bridge the shortfall in domestic output, a senior Planning Commission official said Wednesday.