When Maharashtra today sought a Rs. 6,000 crore aid from the Centre for sprucing up Mumbai, easing commuter travel, providing more drinking water and redeveloping slums, it made a departure from its
The rich countries need to provide an additional aid to the tune of $40-60 billion in order to achieve the objectives set by Millennium Development Goals (MDG) for human development, in the
The rural push by consumer goods companies has started showing returns for India Inc. Close to 70% of toilet soap users now live in village whiel 38% of two-wheeler purchases are now made by rural
The World Bank has financially supported Chhattisgarh District Rural Poverty Project with a sum of $112.56 million. The project is aimed at creating infrastructure and helping develop
The Haryana Government has launched an ambitious programme to give a massive facelift to the urban areas and improve the basic facilities for the people.
Non-governmental activists need to play a bigger part in making elected panchayat heads, especially women, conscious of their rights and role in administration to improve monitoring of schemes and
Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala announced Rs 5 lakh award for a panchayat with outstanding performance and Rs 10 lakh would be awarded to the district for its outstanding performance in
The road to Indo-Pakistani cooperation flows through four key areas of the economy. For a start, New Delhi can trade its IT expertise for Islamabad's energy. There are four areas in particular in
While projected decline in overall poverty is 19.2% by 2006-07, from around 36% in 1993-94, the document admits that most poor would continue to be concentrated in the States of Bihar, Orissa, Uttar
Dr. Ram Lal Markanday, Minister of State for Animal Husbandry and Public Works said Rs 22.77 crore was being spent in Lahaul division on various developmental activities under a tribal sub plan
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