The World Bank has approved a Rs. 2,602 crore loan for improving the transportation system in Mumbai, bringing hope to the harassed commuters road and rail users of easier times ahead. The Mumbai

West Bengal's performance in implementing the Prime Minister Rojgar Yojana is extremely poor in comparison to the northern states during the Ninth Plan. This was discussed at a review meeting of PMRY

The Planning Commission has forced the Gujarat government to reduce the 10th Five Year Plan (2002-07) to allocation for different sectors by a huge Rs 2503 crore. This includes a sharp reduction in

The Union Rural Development Ministry has expressed displeasure at the slow implementation of rural projects by States despite adequate funds by the

A record Rs 1,500 crores would be spent on development of roads in Rajasthan this year to ensure progress of rural areas. the State has already topped in the implementation of the ambitious Pradhan

A special session of the Rajasthan Assembly will be convened in August this year to discuss the steps needed to strengthen Panchayati Raj institutions in the State. Cutting across party lines, the

The 2002-03 Annual Plan for Bihar has been fixed at Rs. 2,900 crores at a meeting in Delhi today between the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, K.C. Pant, and the State Chief Minister, Rabri

To generate employment in rural areas of Uttar Pradesh and to develop entrepreneurial skills among the rural unemployed youth, Rs 250 crore will be invested under the Rural Employment Generation

The 2002-03 Annual Plan for Tamil Nadu was finalised at Rs 5,750 crores at a meeting in New Delhi today between the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, K.C. Pant, and the Chief Minister,

The 2002-03 Annual Plan for Punjab has been fixed at Rs 2,743 crores while the Tenth Plan outlay has been finalised at Rs 18,657 crores. Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission, K.C. Pant said the

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