State had projected Rs 68,000 cr worth needs

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir was all set to get Rs 44,000 crore for the 12th Five Year Plan, which has begun from the current financial year of 2012-13 as against the demand of Rs 68,000 projected by it before the Union Government and the Planning Commission of India in separate communications and meetings.

* More funds to flow shortly

JAMMU: The Planning Commission of India (PCI) has released Rs 1000 crore worth first installment of current financial year's annual plan for the State. The PCI would be releasing remaining amount of the plan during subsequent months. A handsome amount from out of Rs 7300 crore was likely to be released well before onset of the winter to give pace to development works.

*Dal dwellers, KPs get their share

JAMMU: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, in his capacity as Planning Minister, has approved four major sectors as priority areas for the year 2012-13 to utilize Rs 700 crore, which the Planning Commission of India had given to the State Government under the Prime Minister’s Re-construction Plan (PMRP) during July 13 meeting with Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

JAMMU: Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said today that his Ministry would undertake an extensive review of Central Government’s flagship programme, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) all over the country including Jammu and Kashmir very soon as the scheme has completed seven years. ``We are going to have a countrywide review of NRHM as the scheme aimed at providing healthcare to the rural people was completing seven years.

J&K gets bridge factory, Institute for Tunnel & Bridge Engineering, Train to reach Katra, Banihal in upcoming financial year
Udhampur-Rohila Express converted into tri-weekly

Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi said today that prestigious rail project to Kashmir valley was likely to be delayed for want of adequate funding as he pointed out that Railways was passing through financial crunch and a very tough period.

JAMMU Concerned over ever increasing losses in power sector and mounting power purchase bill, which was expected to cross ` 2500 crore during current financial year, the State Government has revise

JAMMU: Arguing the case of a healthy annual plan for next financial year and extension of Prime Minister’s Re-construction Plan for another year to facilitate completion of development works, the S

JAMMU: The State Government has geared itself up to secure a handsome amount under 12th five year plan, starting from next year, as the Central Government including the Finance Ministry and the Planning Commission have started convening meetings of different States to discuss their priority areas and quantum of the plan.

The 11th five year plan for which the State had been granted about Rs 22,0

PC assures over Rs 500 cr under CSS
State to get development monitored through NABCONS
JAMMU: In a significant achievement for Chief Minister Omar Abdullah headed Government, the Planning Commission (PC) today approved the State

J&K gears up for final plan meet
JAMMU, The State Government has braced itself up for its final plan meeting with full Planning Commission on June 15 to finalise its current financial year