Implementation of Food for Work programme has sparked off a fresh controversy in Orissa. Opposition parties have alleged irregularities in the utilisation of the quantum of foodgrains provided to

The Madhya Pradesh Government has successfully achieved the target for the second tranche in terms of fiscal parameters and public sector reforms, making the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to sanction

Concerned by the plight of starving poor and unemployed people in the country, the Supreme Court sought the responses of states and Union Territories to an application seeking schemes like the

The slew of measures announced by the Finance Minister, Mr. Yashwant Sinha, in his Budget for 2002-03 augurs well for the rural sector, the Union Minister for Rural Development, Mr. M Venkaiah Naidu,

Kerala will move away from the practice of making incremental allocations to a new approach of structuring of schemes according to the relevance of sectors during the Tenth plan. The Governor, Mr.

The United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) will assist Chhattisgarh in the formulation of its Human Development Report. To be launched under the "Gaon la Chalav " campaign, the uniqueness of the

Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha today announced Jai Prakash Rozgar Guarantee Yogna to commemorate the birth centenary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan. The programme is aimed at providing employment

Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha will link an additional allocation of over Rs 30,000 crore to states for undertaking specific sectoral and fiscal reforms. The move is aimed at inducing states to push

The Annual Plan Outlay of Madhya Pradesh for the year 2002-03 was today fixed at Rs 4821 crore which represented a substantial increase of Rs 1191 crores over the last year. Rs 20 crore have been

The 2002-03 Annual Plan for Assam has been finalised at Rs. 1,750 crores at a meeting in Delhi between the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, K.C. Pant, and the Assam Chief Minister, Tarun