The study aims at evaluating the degree of success in relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction activities undertaken after the supercyclone and ascertain the achievements and the progress from the perceptions of the affected people.

This report deal with the seven terms of reference of the Committee respectively. In each case, the issues are spelt out, the arguments of the concerned interest groups examined, and the recommendations are laid out. It includes important issues raised in the Committee that are not covered by the first six terms of reference are taken up. These include four important issues whose resolution would be important not only for stimulating investment flows and inducting state-of-the-art technology but also for the smooth functioning of mining operations in the country.

Then Finance minister P Chidambaram writes to the Prime Minister on issues raised in the Indo-US CEO forum, including Dow

A Task Force on Mountain Ecosystems for Environment and Forests sector for the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-2011) was set up by the Planning Commission, Government of India. The mountain ecosystems in this report include all the geographical limits of Himalaya and North-eastern states within Indian territory, collectively termed as Indian Himalaya Region (IHR).

India faces formidable challenges in meeting its energy needs and in providing adequate energy of desired quality in various forms in a sustainable manner and at competitive prices. This Expert Committee report provides a broad overarching framework for guiding the policies governing the production and use of different forms of energy from various sources. It makes specific recommendations on a very large range of issues.

This report outlines the financing plan for upgrading and augmenting the airport infrastructure in India. It responds to the direction of the Committee on Infrastructure, chaired by the Prime Minister, to evolve a plan for creating world-class airport infrastructure.

This study was taken up at the instance of Planning Commission, with a primary objectives of understanding the functioning of the SPCBs and their efficacy in controlling water and air pollution, finding out the efficacy of functional tools employed by them in carrying out their objectives and identifying the constraints to their effective functioning.

The Eleventh Plan (2007-08 to 2011-12) sought to build on the gains achieved in the Tenth Plan and shift the economy to a path offaster and more inclusive growth.

This paper analyses the current state of regulatory law and the associated institutional framework in India applicable to some of the key infrastructure sectors. Because the system in each sector has been put in place as policies have evolved at different times, there is an uneven approach to regulation across and at time even within different sectors of the economy.

Achieving an efficient configuration of the various forms of energy requires consistency in the policies governing each sector and consistency in the pricing of different types of energy. There is also a need for clarity in the direction