Yojana Bhawan

  • Plan panel raises stink over toilets worth lakhs June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: An RTI plea has revealed that Rs 35 lakh were recently spent on renovating two bathrooms in Yojana Bhawan where the Planning Commission is located. Interestingly, the Planning Commission has defended the expense. In its bid to rebuild its old and stinky toilets, the planning commission unwittingly raised a...
  • Montek justifies toilets upgrade for Rs 35 lakh June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Wednesday justified the expenditure amounting to Rs 35 lakh on renovating two toilets in Yojana Bhawan saying it was within the budget. Montek said there was nothing wrong in the upgradation of toilets. "This is under the Planning Commission renovation...
  • Unique ID number: How you will gain from it October 18, 2009

    New Delhi: The 16-digit Unique Identification number that the Government proposes to give you could become mandatory for opening a bank account, getting your passport or even your driving licence, among others. The Unique Identification Number (UID) scheme, which is expected to roll...
  • Nilekani's journey from Infosys to Yojana Bhawan July 10, 2009

    Infosys bid farewell to one of its founders and Co-Chairman Nandan Nilekani. Minister Nilekani now takes charge of the Unique Identification Authority of India. Here's his journey from the corner room at Infosys to Yojana Bhawan. ...