“It is imperative to assess sea level rise, storm surge and cyclones”

While the form of its successor organisation is not yet clear, the equanimity with which the end of the Planning Commission, as we've known it, has been received reflects a revolutionary change in

Health ministry seeks `500 cr for scheme

Approved by the Union Cabinet in 2013 Rs 662.23 crore was released to 29 states/UTs on the basis of appraisal of the programme implementation plan of the states/UTs

The Planning Commission has periodically estimated poverty lines and poverty ratios for each of the years for which Large Sample Surveys on Household Consumer Expenditure have been conducted by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

In June 2012, the Planning Commission constituted an Expert Group under the Chairmanship of Dr. C. Rangarajan to review the methodology for Measurement of Poverty. On June 30th 2014, Dr. C. Rangarajan, Chairman of the Expert Group has submitted the Report.

Trinamul MP says party may be flexible after Modi overture

Over 350 villages in "water stressed" Churu district have no water woes.

At a time when the Central government is giving thrust on providing safe drinking water to every household in the country, the scenario in Assam is not so satisfactory.

Even as the UPA generously handed an unprecedented 702,000 hectares of forest land to industry, a litany of pending approvals awaits the new govt