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MHA to rope in Ex-Brigadiers to help fight Naxals

Appalled by the rising number of deadly attacks by Maoists, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to rope in retired Brigadiers to plan and assist in anti-Naxal operations in four Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected States — Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal. The Ministry of Defence will be tasked with identifying suitable candidates who ..

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Fact Box: "ROSHNI" – A new programme launched by Rural Development Ministry in 24 naxal affected districts

The Ministry for Rural Development has launched a new skill development scheme called Roshni for rural youth from 24 most critical left-wing extremism affected districts in the country. ROSHNI: Aim: Skilling and Placement of 50,000 youth from 24 selected naxal affected districts. Cost : Rs 100 crore over the next 3 years, will be shared jointly by ..

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Telecom Ministry clears project for setting up mobile towers in Naxal-affected States

The government has swung into action to beef up security in Naxal affected States after top Chhattisgarh Congress leaders including several people were killed in recent Naxal attacks. In one such step, the telecom ministry has decided to fast-track the ambitious project of setting up 2,199 mobile towers in nine Naxal-affected States, a move that ..

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Multi-billion dollar World bank plan for poverty alleviation in 7 Indian states.

WB would lend b/w $3 to 5 billion every year to India under a new 4-year plan that focuses on poverty alleviation in 7 low-income Indian states: Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. 60% of the World Bank finance will go to government-backed development projects and 50% of it i.e. 30%, ..

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Bihar overtakes Gujarat as the fastest growing state in India

As per Planning Commission data, Bihar has left Gujarat behind in terms of growth as it emerged as the fastest growing state in the country with figure of 10.9%. Gujarat was overtaken by 5 states Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Maharashtra and Orissa. As per data:

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