The study evaluates the performance of Rural Road component of Bharat Nirman and assesses: the coverage of eligible habitations under rural roads; to examine the implementation process including availability, adequacy and timeliness of funds earmarked for rural roads and role of PRIs; the quality of all weather roads under new connectivity and up gradation; the status of maintenance of all weat

A Planning Commission note to estimate India's carbon intensity. Over the fifteen year period from 1990 to 2005, India's emissions intensity declined by 17.6%, from 1.785 in 1990 to 1.471 in 2005. It says assuming a faster GDP growth of 8% per year, we can expect a further decline in the emissions intensity to 1.216, i.e., a reduction of 17.3% by 2020 from the 2005 base.

The poverty ratio or the number of poor as a percentage of total population in India for 2004-05 is estimated at 37.2 per cent, according to this report submitted by the Suresh Tendulkar committee recently.

There has been a growing concern on the official estimates of poverty released by the Planning commission. The official poverty estimates have been severely criticised on various counts. In view of this, Planning Commission set up an expert group under the chairmanship of Professor Suresh Tendulkar to examine the issue and suggest a new poverty line and estimates.

This working paper by the planning commission seeks to evaluate quantity and quality of service delivery in rural public health facilities under NRHM. Is based on findings from studies in Andhra Pradesh,Uttar Pradesh,Bihar & Rajasthan.

This is a recent report by Planning Commission on utilization of funds and assets created through Ganga Action Plan. It has been prepared for the Supreme Court and is based on data obtained from CPCB, MoEF and the field visits made to plant sites in Uttarakhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

The inter-Ministerial Task Force on Measures for Operationalising Open Access in the Power Sector was constituted on 8 February 2008 under the chairmanship of Shri B.K. Chaturvedi, Member (Power), Planning Commission, pursuant to the decision taken in the fifteenth meeting of the Empowered Sub-Committee on Infrastructure held on 25 January 2008.

This is a report on the review and assessment of the Lakshadweep Coral reef wetland ecosystem at Agati and Kavaratii Islands included under National wetland conservation and management programme of the MoEF.

This manual attempts to set out the systems and standard processes that could be followed for decentralised planning. It aims to provide guidance on how the considerable capacities of line departments and experts can from now on, subserve this process of empowered planning by local governance. This manual comprises two volumes.

Report on Visit to Pichavaram in Tamil Nadu