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FDI Norms on Ownership

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a notification amending the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms on ownership during the recent times. Reserve Bank of India has issued Notification No. FEMA.278/2013 dated June 7, 2013 (available on RBI web-site) on guidelines for calculation of total foreign investment in Indian companies, transfer of ownership, control… Read More

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State-Wise Population Coverage Under Food Security Ordinance

The National Food Security Ordinance, 2013, promulgated on 05.07.2013, provides for coverage of upto 75% of the rural andupto 50% of the urban population, at the all India level, to receive 5 kilograms of foodgrains at subsidized prices under Targeted Public Distribution System, provided that households covered under Antyodaya Anna Yojana will be entitled to 35 kilograms per household per month. The annual requirement… Read More

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Allocation for Twelfth Five Year Plan for State Sector Schemes of Ministry of Water Resources

Planning Commission has indicated an outlay of Rs. 18118 crore for Central Sector Schemes and Rs. 91435 crore for State Sector Schemes of Ministry of Water Resources for Twelfth Five Year Plan. Ministry of Water Resources has prepared schemes in this regard which are at different stages of approval. The Ministry of Water Resources ensures performance of  Plan schemes in tandem with… Read More

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230 Lakh Tonne Storage Capacity to be Created under Grameen Bhandaran Yojana in XII Plan

As per Report of the Working Group on Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Secondary Agriculture and Policy Required for Internal and External Trade of Planning Commission, the additional warehousing facility required for the XII Five Year Plan 2012-17 is 350 lakh tonne for storing agricultural produce. Government has created warehousing and storage facilities by launching several promotional… Read More

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Seventy Five Percent of the Rural and Fifty Percent of the Urban Population will be benefited from Food Security Law

The Government has promulgated the National Food Security Ordinance (NFSO), 2013 on 5.7.2013 to provide for food and nutritional security in human life cycle approach. As per the Ordinance 75% of the rural and 50% of the urban population, at the all India level, will be entitled to receive 5 kg of subsidised foodgrains per person… Read More

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CCEA approves continuation of Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana in 12th Plan

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Power for continuing the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) in the 12th Plan for: i. Completing spillover works of projects sanctioned in 10th and 11th Plan. ii. Continuing the scheme for covering all remaining `census villages and habitations with population… Read More

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Chhattisgarh Plan for 2013-14 Finalized

The Annual Plan for 2013-14 for the State of Chhattisgarh was finalised today at a meeting between ShriMontek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission and Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. The Plan size has been agreed at Rs.25,250crore which includes the central assistance to the State Plan of about Rs.2,574 crore. In addition,… Read More

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CLR Snippets | ACC Appointments

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Pramod Kumar Anand, IAS (RJ:83), Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Rural Development as Senior Adviser, Planning Commission in the pay of Additional Secretary. Read More

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PM™s initiatives to accelerate Infrastructure Investments

1.      Steering committee for Infra Projects estimated at Rs. 1 Lakh crore The first meeting of the Steering Group to accelerate infrastructure investment will be held on Friday 19th July, 2013 and chaired by the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. Secretaries in the departments/ Ministries of Finance, Planning Commission, Economic Affairs, Road, Transport… Read More

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Jammu & Kashmir Plan for 2013-14 Finalized

The Annual Plan for 2013-14 for the State of Jammu & Kashmir was finalised today at a meeting between ShriMontek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission and Shri. Omar Abdullah, Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir. The Plan size has been agreed at Rs. 7,300crore. In addition, Rs 600 crore would be considered for PMRP (… Read More

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Karnataka Plan for 2013-14 Finalized

The Annual Plan for 2013-14 for the State of Karnataka was finalised today at a meeting between Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission and Shri. Siddaramaiah, Chief Minister of Karnataka. The Plan size has been agreed at Rs. 47,000 crore which includes the central assistance to the State Plan of about Rs. 3,549 crore.… Read More

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Gujarat Plan for 2013-14 Finalized

The Annual Plan for 2013-14 for the State of Gujarat was finalised today at a meeting between Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission and Shri Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of Gujarat. The Plan size has been agreed at Rs. 59,000 crore which includes the central assistance to the State Plan of about Rs.… Read More

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PM sets up Project Monitoring Group to Track Large Investment Projects

A meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, earlier this month, to discuss an institutional mechanism to track stalled investment projects, both in the public and private sectors and to remove the implementation bottlenecks in these projects on a fast-track basis. The Prime Minister directed that a special cell be created immediately in the… Read More

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