12th Plan

  • AP government constitutes GoM on agriculture sector June 1, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Friday constituted an 11-member Group of Ministers to provide policy direction to the agriculture sector for the 12th Plan. The GoM will also monitor and review the performance of the agriculture sector during the 12th Plan period. Minister for Agriculture will be chairman of the...
  • Home Ministry gets Rs 52,839 cr allocation in 12th Plan December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: An outlay of Rs 52,839 crore, which is 247 per cent more than the previous plan, has been proposed for the Home Ministry in the draft 12th Five Year Plan put up before the National Development Council (NDC) in the national capital on Thursday. The highest Rs 6,841...
  • High fiscal deficit deterrent for investment: PM November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Holding that "high" fiscal deficit is a deterrent for domestic and foreign investments, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government will have to overcome constraints to achieve a target of nearly one trillion dollars of investment in infrastructure sectors. Conscious of the fact that the government...
  • 12th Plan document likely to be delayed further April 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The 12th Plan document, which seeks to raise annual economic growth rate to 9 per cent during the five-year period (2012-17), may not be ready for the implementation by September as envisaged earlier. "It would be difficult to have 12th Plan document ready by September as many working groups...
  • One lakh MW power target unsustainable: Jairam May 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Even as the government is mulling setting an ambitious target of creating new power generation capacity of one lakh MW for 12th Plan (2012-17), Minister of Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh thinks that is "ecologically unsustainable". Expressing serious concerns during the full Planning Commission meeting headed by Prime Minister...
  • Plan panel appoints Binayak on health committee May 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Planning Commission on Wednesday said it has appointed civil rights activist Binayak Sen, convicted for sedition, on board of one of its steering committee to give input for 12th Plan (2012-17) on health related issues. "We have appointed Binayak Sen as member of the steering committee on health to...