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Harsimrat defends central govt's decision to withdraw backward...

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Mansa, July 5 -- Union minister for food processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday defended the central government's decision to withdraw the Backward Regions ... HT Syndication, 3 weeks ago

Report on BRGF Assets Sought

BHUBANESWAR: After delinking support to eight Central schemes, including Backward Regions Grant Funds (BRGF), the Centre has asked the State Government to furnish a report on the assets created under this special grant. The Ministry of Panchayati ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago 8 schemes de-linked from Central support  The Hindu2 months ago

Eight years of special focus fails to address regional imbalances in State

Special grants to the tune of Rs 14,635 crore have been spent for the last eight years for removing regional imbalances in the State as per recommendations of the DMNanjundappa Committee report, but the desired goal of improving the living standards of the ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

VA: Transportation Secretary Foxx: More Federal Money Needed to Address Congestion

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said Wednesday that a long-term federal strategy to fund large-scale transportation projects in the South is desperately needed. "The reality is the South is growing, and it's growing exponentially.
 Mass Transit Magazine4 days ago

BJD to protest scrapping of central schemes in Parliament

BHUBANESWAR: The BJD on Sunday said it would protest against the closure of different centrally-sponsored schemes like Backward Regions Grant Funds and Integrated Action Plan in Parliament. The party would also protest against the reduction in ...
 Times of India1 week ago State to Seek Existing Fund Sharing of Central Schemes  New Indian Express4 weeks ago 90:10 funding pattern to stay  Nagaland Post2 weeks ago Column: Rationalising central schemes  Financial Express3 weeks ago

Panchayati Raj Ministry's fund drought ends

NEW DELHI: Reeling under debilitating budget cuts, the panchayati raj ministry has got a new lease of life. The finance ministry has decided to double its allocation and earmark an additional Rs 1,000 crore under different heads, after much lobbying ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Release Pending Arrears: KTR to Centre  New Indian Express3 weeks ago

With folding up of Centre's powers for grants-in-aid, Bihar now has less money to feed poor

PATNA: One of the biggest hits Bihar's taken following the 14th Finance Commission's (FC) recommendations is the folding up of Centre's discretionary powers for grants-in-aid, or giving aid to poor deprived states like Bihar. The state has been ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago Bihar: Purse lighter, less money to feed poor  Times of India3 weeks ago

Odisha stands to lose Rs.2148 crore in severe fund slash

With the flow of Central funds under several schemes being stopped and the Central share being reduced in a few others, Odisha stands to lose Rs.2148 crore. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who had drawn flak from the Opposition Congress for his ...
 The Statesman1 month ago Odisha to lose Rs.2,148 crore in funds cut  The Statesman1 month ago
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Special Fund to Make up for Central Aid Cut Loss

BHUBANESWAR:The State Government has decided to set up a special fund from its own resources to make up for the loss to the State exchequer because of cut in allocations by the Centre for different schemes. A decision to this effect was taken at a ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Nothing special about Special Category States any longer  Financial Express3 hours ago Case for special package: Does Punjab need fiscal or development fix?  Hindustan Times1 month ago Bihar to Centre: Give special package soon  Times of India1 month ago

Centre is committed to peace in NE: Dr. Jitendra

Union Minister of state for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr. Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the Centre is committed to peace in the North Eastern region. He further said that the Centre may consider if NSCN (K) wished to come ...
 Nagaland Post1 month ago
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