Jammu and Kashmir Minister for roads and bridges (R&B) Abdul Majid Wani asked various state level departments to prepare and submit well in time the detailed project reports (DPRs) of the projects to be taken up during 2013-14. This would facilitate the state government in arranging funds and ensure that work on these projects gets started at a
In order to implement the Rajiv Awas Yojana, the Andhra Pradesh government set up a state-level nodal agency (SLNA), Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA). Various Urban local bodies in the state are submitting the detailed project reports (DPRs) under the scheme to MEPMA. The state government also set up a DPR Appraisal Committee headed by commissioner and director of muni
By 2020, India is set to become the world's youngest country with 64 per cent of its population in the working age group. With the West, Japan and even China aging, this demographic potential offers India and its growing economy an unprecedented edge that economists believe could add a significant 2 per cent to the GDP growth rate.