The Karnataka government on Monday decided to spend Rs.4,633 crore on 55 projects and programmes in the districts of north Karnataka for all-round development of the backward region.

"To bring about overall development of the Hyderabad-Karnataka region and remove regional imbalances, we have decided to implement 55 projects and programmes involving Rs.4,633 crore," Chief Minister B.S.


Now the Samajwa di Party has joined the race to show concern for the backward Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh.

Sources said this was an attempt by the SP to pick up an issue with both the Congress and the BSP, who are already locked in a tussle over the development of Bundelkhand areas falling under UP.

LUCKNOW: With the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) expressing its inability to develop a power plant in the backward Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, the Mayawati Government on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with a private developer, Bajaj Hindustan Group, for setting up a 1980-MW thermal power plant in Lalitpur district of the State.

Reveals survey by Centre for Environment and Food Security in 50 villages of Bundelkhand

Gargi Parsai

NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi's pet project for the water-starved Bundelkhand region has received its first tranche of additional Central assistance well in time for water-harvesting structures, ponds and dug wells to be in place before the monsoon sets in.

Mahim Pratap Singh

MoUs disclosed under Right to Information Act

Government promised investors continuous power

BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh Government has promised a free hand to investors to exploit the grossly under-developed Bundelkhand region.


Treading the path cut out by AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the ministry of water resources intends to seek Cabinet approval for according special category status to districts falling under Bundelkhand region. The districts fall under Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

Mahim Pratap Singh

Chhatarpur/Bhopal: While Bundelkhand is usually referred to as a grossly under-developed region of Madhya Pradesh, a village in Chhattarpur district might just qualify as

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a Rs.7,277-crore Drought Mitigation Special Package for the integrated development of the drought-hit Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh from 2009 to 2010.


Congress general magic appears to have done the trick, as the Centre has worked out a special package of Rs 7,000 crores for Bundelkhand region comprising districts of Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Madhya Pradesh (MP). The Union Cabinet is likely to clear it in its meeting on Thursday.