Committee of secretaries to take call on continuance of IAP

A high-level committee has been constituted to review the implementation of Integrated Action Plan for Naxal-hit areas.

Fall in dropout rate in Naxal-hit areas: Shashi Tharoor

Government on Friday said dropout rate in states affected by Naxal violence has been showing a decreasing trend in many areas since the inception of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).

Govt to develop telecom infra in naxal-hit areas

The telecom ministry is planning
to develop postal and telecom services in the county`s 60
naxal-affected areas where lack of a developed communication
system is glaring.

Plan panel asks CAG to audit scheme for Naxal-hit areas

The Planning Commission has asked
government auditor CAG to conduct a special audit of the Rs 3,300 crore plan for infrastructure development in the
Naxal-affected districts.

Priority to Naxal-hit areas in laying rural roads: Govt

Extremist-hit areas have been accorded high priority for building road network under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Cabinet to soon clear Rs 13,742-cr plan for Naxal-hit areas

The government is likely to soon
approve the Rs 13,742-crore package for the Naxal-hit
districts for developing basic infrastructure like roads and
electricity.

Red Cross wants to work in Chhattisgarh`s Naxal-hit areas

International Red Cross Society
(IRCS) has expressed desire to assist in providing health and
medical services in Chhattisgarh`s Naxal-hit areas, official
sources said on Thursday.

CRPF deploying specially-trained personnel in Naxal-hit areas

After training them for eight months in intensive intelligence gathering, CRPF has begun deploying its specially-trained personnel in Naxal-hit areas and other theatres of operation to gather information at the grass-root level.

Final draft of action plan for Naxal-hit areas in a month

The Plan panel would be ready
with the final draft of the Integrated Action Plan (IAP) for
development of the 35 Naxal-hit districts spread over nine
states in a month`s time.

Rs 8 cr devpt projects okayed for Naxal-hit areas in C`garh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman
Singh has approved projects worth Rs eight crore for the
the Naxal-infested region in the state.

No change in poll schedule in Naxal-hit areas: Maha Home Min

Maharashtra Home Minister Jayant Patil on Friday ruled out any change in the election schedule in Naxal-affected areas in aftermath of yesterday`s killing of 17 policemen in an encounter with Maoist rebels in Gadchiroli district.