12th Plan

  • AP government constitutes GoM on agriculture sector 01-06-2013 01:20 AM

    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...
  • High fiscal deficit deterrent for investment: PM 01-11-2012 01:49 PM

    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...
  • One lakh MW power target unsustainable: Jairam 30-05-2011 05:59 PM

    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...
  • Plan panel appoints Binayak on health committee 11-05-2011 05:53 PM

    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...