The projects entailing a substantial capital expenditure would be undertaken through private and public partnership.
The Army has been deployed in more cities after nine people, including a policeman, died in the violence.
Cancellation of NSA talks by Pakistan is “unfortunate”, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here today and made it clear that the possibility of any future dialogue will depend on the neighbour.
“Such people keep changing their location… but he is permanently living in Pakistan,” Home Minister Rajnath Singh told reporters on the sidelines of an event in Lucknow.
Rajnath is scheduled to visit Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh on August 30. The district shares international border with Nepal.
“The agenda decided at the talks which took place between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif in Ufa was acceptable to both the sides,” he told reporters.
Singh’s remarks came against the backdrop of the upcoming Indo-Pak NSA-level talks appearing to be virtually off with the two countries locked in a confrontation over Kashmiri separatists.
The extended project also proposes to integrate with e-courts and e-prison applications to improve efficiency of the criminal justice system.
Rajnath Singh also promised that a discussion involving the Centre, the state government and the AASU would be held on the Assam Accord.
Singh listed a number of measures of the Centre to hammer home the point that Modi is a leader of common man and cares for the poor and the last man in the row.
Rajnath Singh said due to the efforts taken by BSF personnel, cattle smuggling to Bangladesh has come down.
After the statement, the Congress MPs trooped into the well and shouted slogans against the government.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh also strongly condemned “the persistent attempts by terrorists from across the border to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir”.
Derek O’Brien raised a point of order about books etc being passed directly to MPs from the officers’ gallery rather than via marshals.
An editorial in Saamana said the Congress had actually strengthened Pakistan’s hands.