Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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Modi accuses Centre of disregarding federal structure
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Planning Commission were today at loggerheads at the an...
Yojana Bhawan becomes a fortress on Modi`s visit
Planning Commission office today became a fortress ahead of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s v...
Plan Comm expects CAD to ease in 2013-14
The Planning Commission on Friday said it is expecting the Current Account Deficit (CAD) to ease in ...
HRD Ministry seeks more funds for Saakshar Bharat programme
Regretting inadequate allocation of funds for Saakshar Bharat programme, HRD Ministry has asked Plan...
Growth can rebound to 7% in 2 years: Montek
The economic growth can rebound to 7 percent in two years if corrective steps that are needed be tak...
Cabinet to consider ordinance on food security bill today
Amid talk of a special session of Parliament on the Food Security Bill, government yesterday said al...
Plan Panel approves plan size of Rs 2,000 crore for Nagaland
The Planning Commission on Monday approved plan size of Rs 2,000 crore for 2013-14 for Nagaland, dow...
Show-cause notices to 30 coal block allottees next month
Planning Commission Member Abhijit Sen Monday termed it exaggeration, the likely huge rise in govern...
Montek speaks of lost Aadhaar card, gets one in 1 hr
A casual mention of a lost Aadhaar card in public saw government machinery go on an overdrive and it...
Naveen demands Rs 1,397 crore aid for festival
Keeping in view the massive arrangement required for Lord Jagannath`s `Nabakalebara` festival in 201...
Odisha does not qualify for Special Category Status: Montek
Planning Commission has made it clear that Odisha does not qualify for the grant of Special Category...
Odisha doesn't qualify for Special Category Status: Montek
In a major setback to Naveen Patnaik government as well as the ruling BJD, the Planning Commission h...
Improve economic model to forecast GDP: Abhijit Sen
Concerned over the widening difference between growth projections and actual realisations, the Plann...
Plan Commission approves Rs 49,000 cr outlay for Maharashtra
The Planning Commission on Thursday approved an annual plan outlay of Rs 49,000 crore for Maharashtr...
Plan Panel approves Rs 34,000 crore plan size for Bihar
The Planning Commission today approved Rs 34,000 crore annual plan size for Bihar in the current fis...
Economy to see turnaround this fiscal: Montek
The sagging economy will see a turnaround this fiscal on the back of accelerating industrial product...
Govt approves Rs 3,436 crore for Phase IV of Aadhaar scheme
UIDAI was constituted on January 28 2009 as an attached office of the Planning Commission.
Govt to pool coal supplies, pass on higher cost of imports
After disposing of the proposal to pool prices of domestic and imported coal, which might have made ...
Arunachal`s plan size increased to Rs 3700 crore
The approved plan size is almost 17.44 per cent increase over the last year`s revised outlay of Rs 3...
Plan panel hopeful of fuel supply pact to power Cos in 2 weeks
The power projects which are scheduled to be completed by March 2015 are expected to have operationa...
Rights activist alleges misappropriation of MNREGA funds
Noted rights activist Avadhash Kaushal threatened to complain to Planning Commission of India agains...
Eliminate energy burden, says Montek
Energy subsidy should be eliminated and the total subsidy burden on the government should be brought...
'CIL should look for options if unable to meet FSA target'
State-run Coal India should look for other options to provide coal if its unable to meet fuel supply...
Plan panel, CII to launch network to remove bottlenecks
To identify and remove bottlenecks in the way of economic expansion, the Planning Commission will la...
Controversy erupts over Mamata`s entry route; ignored advice, says police
A controversy broke out on Wednesday over whether or not Mamata Banerjee ignored an advice to enter ...
Police register case in attack on Amit Mitra
Delhi Police on Tuesday registered a case against unknown persons for manhandling West Bengal Financ...
Problems of many projects to be resolved in 5-6 weeks: Montek
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Monday expressed the hope that problems r...
Institutions facing trust deficit: Maira
Institutions in India are facing a crisis of `trust deficit` and it is causing unrest in some pocket...
Fifth SAARC secretary-level meet review poverty status
Representatives from 8 SAARC countries including India reviewed progress made in poverty alleviation...
Good economics can be good politics, says Montek Ahluwalia
Pursuing good economic practices is not always easy politically, but anyone who thinks it is impossi...
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 Ind...
Poor Aadhaar penetration can imperil DCT rollout
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government`s dream scheme DCT rolled out from January 1, 2013 ...
Hameed angry at absence of SC/ST, minority on Google Hangout
Planning Commission`s attempt to reach out to netizens through Google Hangout ended on a sour note.
Mizoram budget increases MLAs development fund
The Mizoram government proposed increasing the MLA Local Area Development Scheme fund by Rs 5 lakh t...
Planning Commission to use Google Hangout to mark its 63rd anniversary
Using new age communications technology so as to reach out to tech savvy youngsters in the country, ...
Ministries to sort out issues over AirAsia venture: Montek
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today expressed hope that inter-ministeri...
States needs to chip in to improve healthcare, says Montek
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said the states need to match cent...
Central schemes didn't achieve targets in 11th Plan: Minister
High inflation, negative growth in agriculture, global slowdown and fluctuations in international oi...
Hopeful of better GDP growth in 2013-14 fiscal: Montek
Expressing disappointment at poor third quarter GDP growth, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Mont...
Montek`s plane waits in air as cows invade airstrip
A plane carrying Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia could not land for quite...
12th Plan focuses on inclusive growth: Montek
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Wednesday said the 12th Five Year Plan...
Energy prices need to gradually align with international market: Chaturvedi
Describing India as a highly price sensitive market, a senior Planning Commission official today sai...
CSO ignored rising trend in economy for FY13 estimates: Montek
Questioning the methodology of CSO in computing economic growth projections, the Planning Commission...
Plan panel favours nutrient based subsidy on fertilisers
Planning Commission on Wednesday said it is in favour of nutrient based subsidy (NBS) on fertilisers...
Plan panel asks states to showcase success stories
Plan panel has asked states to furnish details of their success stories of plans and their execution...
PlanCom expects less than 15% hike in GBS for 2013-14
Planning Commission is expecting less than the proposed 15 percent increase in Plan expenditure or g...
Rs 34,000 crore plan size for Bihar: Nitish
If approved, Bihar`s plan size will rise by over 21 per cent in the next fiscal compared to Rs 28,00...
Par panel scrutinises 12th Plan document
The Committee, headed by senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, discussed the document with Planning Comm...
Govt likely to reduce number of CSS to 59 in Budget
To streamline expenditure, the government is likely to reduce the number of centrally sponsored sche...
Plan Comm for lowering interest rate to spur investment
The Planning Commission Monday made a case for lowering of interest rates for attracting investments...
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