Economic Development

  • UPA govt committed to development of Bihar, says Oscar Fernandes 07-01-2014 11:47 AM

    Expressing Congress's commitment foreconomic development of Bihar, Union Minister Oscar Fernandeson Tuesday said the UPA government allocated more funds to it incomparison to other states as it understood the state'saspirations.Fernandes also assured that the state's special statusdemand was under consideration of the central government. "The Congress-led UPA government is serious...
  • India announces Rs 5,000 crore assistance for Bhutan 31-08-2013 08:34 PM

    India today announced an aid of Rs 5,000 crore, including a special package of Rs 500 crore, for Bhutan as part of commitment to its continued socio-economic development, a move that assumes significance against the backdrop of unease in the bilateral ties recently. The decision was announced after talks between...
  • Water management must for India, says President 09-04-2013 06:04 AM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said efficient water management is crucial to keep pace with population growth and economic development. "Available water must be managed judiciously to meet the twin burden of population growth and economic development. Conservation, balanced distribution and reclamation of used water are essential cogs...