12th Plan period

12th Plan period News

Government clears proposal for skill development of 25 lakh people

Rs. 2000 crore to be spent on developing workforce for current and emerging industries in the 12th plan.

Allocation for health sector enhanced three fold: PM

Free generic drugs will be made available through all public hospitals,says Manmohan Singh.


Bengal tourism to get only Rs 136 cr grant in 2012-17 : Singh

The West Bengal Tourism Department gets Rs 136 crore as grant for the 12th Plan period.

Rs 40,000 cr needed for higher education in 12th Plan: Panel

The higher education sector in India will require an investment of Rs 40,000 crore in the 12th Plan period (2012-17) and half of this would have to come from the corporate sector.

Railways partners Andhra for network in twin cities

Of Rs 632 cr cost,state to bear 2/3rds

PGCIL to invest Rs 1 lakh crore in 12th Plan period

State-owned electric utility company,Power Grid Corporation of India Limited,has proposed to invest Rs 1 lakh crore during the 12th Plan period,nearly double the investment during the 11th Plan.


11th Plan infra investment likely to be 10-12% short of target: Montek

We think our investment will probably be little short of the $500 billion target (in the 11th Plan).

Ports expansion in 12th plan period may run into troubled waters

Problems are common to major and non-major ports managed by the Centre and states.

Implementation hurdles may take its toll on state highways

The Centre has cited a lack of capacity in the private sector to make huge investments.

Indecisiveness key reason for slow growth of PSEs: Plan panel body

A Planning Commission panel has identified indecisiveness on the part of the Public Sector Enterprises as one of the key reasons for their slow growth.