Financial Package

  • Govt to seek aid from World Bank, ADB to rebuild U'khand 01-07-2013 05:28 PM

    New Delhi: The government will seek financial aid from multilateral bodies like World Bank and Asian Development Bank for reconstruction and rehabilitation in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday. He said funds will not be a constraint for rebuilding the mountainous state which had witnessed the worst...
  • Goa CM to meet PM today; demands special status for state 12-06-2013 09:52 AM

    New Delhi: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Delhi on Wednesday. The Chief Minister is expected to demand a special status for Goa and push for a financial package for those affected by closure of mining activity in the state. An all-party will be...
  • Odisha Congress leaders meet Prime Minister for funds 28-04-2013 06:01 AM

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the misuse of central funds in Odisha, a delegation led by state Congress president Niranjan Patnaik met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to seek a need-based financial package for the state, party leaders said in Delhi on Saturday. "The prime minister has said that there is...
  • Cabinet clears Rs 8750 cr package for Bengal 07-12-2011 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a special package for West Bengal of Rs, 8750 crore from Backward Area Grant Fund. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had, however, insisted on a package of Rs 19,000 crore for the state. This came a month after Trinamool Congress MPs met Prime...
  • Mamata goes soft on pullout, asks for hefty package 08-11-2011 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: Two simultaneous meetings at New Delhi and Kolkata between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) were held on Tuesday as the Central Government tries to placate TMC chief Mamata Banerjee over the petrol price hike. As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's car entered the Raj Bhavan...