Development Project

  • Rajasthan launches India's first skill training project 6 days ago

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Thursday launched the country's first and biggest skill development project aimed at creating employment opportunities for the young people of the state. The union government - which selected Rajasthan as the first state for this project - has proposed Rs.398 crore for it. The Rajasthan government...
  • France proposes 1 billion euro credit line for India projects July 1, 2014

    France has proposed giving India a 1 billion euro ($1.4 billion) credit line to fund sustainable development projects, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday. Fabius, who is visiting New Delhi, told reporters the credit line would be available over a three-year period. ...
  • AAP questions L-G's decision to send team to Gujarat June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The AAP on Thursday questioned Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung's decision to send a government team to Gujarat to study the state's model for cleaning rivers and replicate it in Delhi, saying the "ill-timed move will further the political agenda of the BJP". Criticising the move, the Aam Aadmi...
  • Don't want Dehradun-centric growth, five cabinet meets will be held outside the capital: CM May 29, 2014

    Five meetings of the state Cabinet will be held outside Dehradun to provide much-needed impetus to development activities in districts, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said in Dehradun on Wednesday. "The step is being taken to speed up development projects in districts. We don't want development to be Dehradun-centric. It must...
  • Akhilesh lays foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 2,200 crore February 26, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday laid foundation stone for six development projects worth over Rs 2,200 crores in Lucknow. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Yadav said with the launch of new projects, direct and indirect job opportunities would be available to youths in the state. "Our government is...
  • DM reviews ongoing development projects, issues directions for completion December 4, 2013

    Greater Noida District Magistrate Hira Lal Gupta on Wednesday reviewed ongoing development projects and issued directions for their early completion. Additional District Information Officer Rakesh Chauhan said the DM also directed officials to lay stress on quality and get a quality test done on all projects. If the quality of work...
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu to begin fast-unto-death from today over lack of funds for his constituency September 28, 2013

    BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday said he would go on a fast-unto-death from Saturday to protest against the stalling of disbursement of development funds for his Amritsar constituency. In a press statement, Sidhu said, "I know what are my duties towards the development of Amritsar being an elected Member...
  • Will lend India up to $5 billion a year, says World Bank April 12, 2013

    Washington: The World Bank said on Thursday it would lend between $3 billion to $5 billion annually to India under a new four-year plan that focuses development projects on the country's poorest states. The World Bank said in a statement that 60 per cent of the financing will go to government-backed...
  • Congress members walkout from Chhattisgarh assembly March 13, 2013

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproar during question hour on Tuesday as opposition Congress members walked out after accusing the government of ignoring tribals and fudging records on development works. Congress member Kawasi Lakhma alleged that no work was done under the Integrated Tribal Development Project and officials had shown development works...
  • India gets $37 million World Bank fund November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday signed an agreement with World Bank for $37-million loan to support Himachal Pradesh Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project. "The Government today signed a $37 million credit agreement with the World Bank for the ongoing Himachal Pradesh Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project to support the Government of...
  • Indian among 6 winners of Ramon Magsaysay Award July 25, 2012

    Manila: An Indian grassroot activist whose pioneering community initiatives in Tamil Nadu empowered thousands of rural women to form micro enterprises and break the poverty spiral, is among this year's six winners of the prestigious Magsaysay award. Kulandei Francis, 65, whose Integrated Village Development Project in Krishnagiri has helped changed...
  • Rs 1,100 cr development projects for Rajkot: Modi December 27, 2011

    Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced a riverfront project in Rajkot and 21 development schemes entailing an investment of Rs 1,100 crore for the city. "The Government has decided to develop a riverfront project in Rajkot and Rs 1,100 crore would be spent on 21 development projects in...
  • Mexican state representatives come to blows in office December 17, 2008

    Mexico City: State representatives came to blows on Monday in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. The fist fight broke out over a proposed infrastructure project that has the state's two political parties split wide open. Protesters who support the construction of a tunnel in a neighbouring town interrupted the...
  • B'lore senile pay price for growth June 15, 2007

    Bangalore: Development projects, construction of ring roads and express highways is up in full swing in Bangalore. But as the IT city greets the makeover plan with arms wide open, those far away from the well-off metropolitan lifestyle pay the price for development by giving away the shelter above their...