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Infrastructure

ADB to provide assistance of $10 billion to India

It will provide $2bn annually for five years till 2017 to create jobs, enhance investment reforms, and improve infrastructure

Himachal Pradesh to invite FDI for new townships

Five new satellite towns have been proposed at Shimla, Solan, Mandi, Hamirpur and Dharamshala on public private partnership mode

Orissa govt to 'disaster proof' its power system

In the initial phase, the power distribution system would be made armoured in Berhampur, Chatrapur and Gopalpur towns

Two new technology centres for Haryana

The two centres are expected to help the 3,500-plus MSMEs in Ambala district and the over 4,500 units in Rohtak

India to get Agricultural Meteorology centre

The Centre would help farmers on issues like climate risk management and strategic crop planning by using met data and expertise

Bihar to get 10-yr power transmission master plan

Aimed at augmenting and strengthening transmission, various works have been identified in light of projected power demand

Govt fast tracks creation of Chinese Ind'l Parks

The DIPP has identified sites in three states - Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh where Chinese companies could set up units

Karnataka plans PPP model for affordable housing

The intention is to provide affordable housing to people from economically weaker sections and those in the low-income group

Govt plans a centre of excellence with ICANN

Built in partnership with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, it'll conduct research into critical security issues

Planning Commission seeks open sale of power

The power ministry is in the process of moving the Cabinet to seek gas price pooling to work out an average cost

 
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