KARACHI, Jan 3: KMC administrator Mohammad Hussain Syed has directed master plan department officials to begin preparing the city’s master plan for the year 2020 and beyond and ensure that the deve

The 12th Plan will strategise on a greater role for the private sector in agriculture.

With the effects of climate change becoming evident by the day and farmers having to face the worst, the good news is that the agriculture ministry's attempt to prepare district-level contingency p

Centralised planning during the time Manipur was a union territory saw lopsided investment in the transport and communication and social sectors, while agriculture, which was its productive base, and industry were neglected. Statehood in 1972 was followed by half-hearted attempts at industrialisation and irrigation that were swept away by the liberalisation of the 1990s. Central agencies such as the North East Council and the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region have failed to fulfil their roles as catalysts for development.

The tool kit on Environmental analysis - Strategic environmental assessment and Environmental impact assessment presented in this report is aimed at providing guidance to the concerned city officials in conducting Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of urban transport plans, programmes and projects

Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy which plays the most decisive role in the socioeconomic development of the country. Indian agriculture is a miscellaneous and extensive sector involving a large number of actors. India has one of the largest and institutionally most complex agricultural research systems in the world. The agricultural research system in India includes some 27,500 scientists and more than one lakh supporting staff actively engaged in agricultural research, which makes it probably the largest research system in the world.

The goal of universal health care requires an overhaul of the public health system, medical education and regulatory mechanisms.

MUMBAI: A three-member delegation of Rio de Janeiro metropoitan officials in Brazil comprising a World Bank executive recently visited Mumbai's infrastructure projects being executed by the Mumbai

Asia-Pacific governments are being urged to take the lead in transforming their economies towards the green growth path as a way to balance economic growth and ecological losses.

The Town and Country Planning Department, Haryana, has clarified that the land acquired by it is not transferred to builders or developers for development of colonies.