This draft report by the Planning Commission, which presents an approach to the twelfth five year plan among other things outlines some of the challenges related to agriculture, natural resources management and water resources management.

This interim report prepared by the expert group set up by Planning Commission under leadership of Kirit Parikh highlights policies needed for the low carbon growth. The main sectors examined in this report are power, transport, industry, buildings and forestry & the recommendations made in this report are to be included in the 12th five-year plan (2012-17).

This document analyses and highlights the views and suggestions included in reports arising out of the Planning Commissions consultations with diverse stakeholders and also seeks to bring forth similarities and differences on key issues by comparing and contrasting the suggestions of ten core forums that submitted their views to the Planning Commission.

Full Planning Commission meeting: Issues for approach to the 12th Five Year Plan.

This paper makes the case for converting some of the massive subsidies and significant expenditures on directly targeted poverty reduction programmes into conditional cash transfers. All the five CCTs it proposes would be primarily targeted at the below poverty line population.

The AIBP was conceived in the year 1996 by the Government of India in order to provide financial assistance to States to complete various ongoing projects in the country so that envisaged irrigation potential of the project could be created and thereby extend irrigation to more areas.

The specific objectives of the study were to: Assess the extent of coverage and access to improved services in the rural areas; Assess the institutional arrangements placed by the State Governments for
implementation and performance of the mission; Evaluate the overall impact of the mission on the rural habitations, especially on
women in terms of access to improved water services and awarenes

The Hill Area Development Program (HADP) has been introduced by the Government of India to initiate socio economic development in the hill areas of India since the inception of the Fifth Five Year Plan.

Report of the task force to look into problems of hill states and hill areas and to suggest ways to ensure that these states and areas do not
suffer in any way because of their peculiarities.

The main objectives of the evaluation study were to assess the coverage of children under CMDM, availability of infrastructure for implementation of CMDM, improvement in attendance, retention and nutritional status of children and to assess the extent to which CMDM has succeeded in achieving the objectives.