Odisha plans Rs 50 cr expenditure to reduce maternal mortality

 A day after laying foundation for a new medical college in tribal dominated Mayurbhanj district, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said a special scheme will be launched to reduce MMR and IMR in Odisha.

Over Rs 6 lakh crore needed to clean Ganga: Experts

A capital expenditure of over Rs.600,000 crore (approx $100 bn) is needed to cleanse river Ganga of the sewage, industrial effluents and solid waste that is thrown into the river, say experts.

EC suggests ceiling on expenditure by parties during elections

Like individuals, there should be a ceiling on expenditure made by political parties during polls, says an Election Commission draft document based on the 'general agreement' among participants who were part of a recent consultation on electoral reforms.

Patience and foresight can help you save money
Patience and foresight can help you save money

People who find it hard to save money are often impatient and do not think about the long-term consequences of spending money, suggests a new research.

Opposition criticises Goa govt's expenses on tourism events

The Opposition members in Goa Assembly Tuesday criticised the state tourism department for huge expenditure on its foreign and domestic events, without conducting a pre-audit of the expenses.

Meghalaya govt imposes 20% cut on non-plan expenditure

 Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday said his government has affected 20 per cent cut in non-plan expenditure as an initiatives to address the revenue gap arising out of the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) ban on mining and transportation of coal.

Modi`s election expenditure in Vadodara stood at Rs 50 lakh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi incurred a total poll expenditure of a little over Rs 50 lakh in Vadodara, one of the two Lok Sabha seats from where he contested and won.

India must increase expenditure on health: Experts

Experts Thursday sought increased spending by the Indian government on health services to the citizens while reducing financial burden on individuals paying out of their pockets.

Rs 5000 cr to be spent on upcoming polls

India will spend over Rs 5,000 crore on the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, with around Rs 10 crore estimated to be spent on each constituency on an average, the Election Commission said today.

10 Commandments To Manage Your Money

Financial advisor Gaurav Mashruwala offers advice on growing a money tree

President calls for increasing expenditure on research

India spends only 0.9 percent of its GDP on research and development, which is much below China, Britain and Israel, and needs to step up expenditure on this front, President Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.

MLA LAD fund: No proof for Rs 404.76 cr expenditure?

There was no utilisation certificate for expenditure of over Rs 400 crore by various government civic agencies between 2008-11 under MLA LAD scheme.

Rs 6.32 crore spent by Nanavati Commission so far

The total expenditure of the
Nanavati Commission, probing the 2002 riots, from its
inception in March 2002 till Oct end 2011, has been Rs
6.32 crore.

BJP mum on expenditure of Advani`s yatra

The BJP announced details of
its senior leader L K Advani`s 38-day yatra beginning on
October 11.

CAG flays Maya for extra expenditure on memorials

The Comptroller and Auditor General
has slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for
incurring an "extra" expenditure of Rs 66 crore on her two
dream projects - B R Ambedkar and Kanshi Ram memorials here.

NCERT pulled up by CAG for extra expenditure

The CAG on Friday hauled up the
National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT)
for incurring an extra expenditure of over Rs one crore due to
non-disposal of obsolete books within the stipulated time.

USD 1 bn to modernise India’s internal security

India will be spending a whopping USD one billion on internal security modernisation, a senior government official today but the industry sought concrete budgetary figures in this regard.

1,500cr spent on Yamuna but no results: Khurana

Former Delhi Chief Minister
Madan Lal Khurana on Tuesday alleged that more than Rs 1,500 crore
had been spent on Yamuna by the city government but there were
no tangible results.

`Candidates to spend at least Rs 500 crore in Kerala polls`

More than Rs 500 crore will be the barest minimum to be spent on election expenses by candidates of the three major fronts in the April 13th Kerala polls, an expert said.

Expenditure limits for panchayat election set

The limit for a member of panchayat is Rs 5,000, for the
Pradhan of Gram Panchyat, the limit would be Rs 25,000.