Group of Thirty Current Affairs, GK & News

Rs 28,000 cr Annual Plan outlay for Bihar: Planning Commission

The Planning Commission approved an Annual Plan outlay of Rs 28,000 crore for Bihar for the current fiscal. The plan was finalized at a meeting in New Delhi between the Commission’s Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. According to Planning Commission Bihar is rapidly catching up with other developed states.

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‘Give free land for 999 years to set up private varsities’

A Committee report on corporate sector participation in higher education headed by Chief Mentor of Infosys N R Narayana Murthy presented its report to the Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia. Some of its key suggestions: Promote private sector investment in higher education. Government should allocate land free of charge for 999 years to ..

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Industrial growth 10.4 % in August

India’s Industrial growth has soared to a 22-month high of 10.4 per cent in August.Manufacturing output grew by 10.2 per cent in August, mining by 12.9 per cent and electricity production by 10.6 per cent. Of 17 industry groups, 14 showed positive growth.Reasons: According to Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, stimulus measures the ..

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