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Rs 2,300 cr plan outlay for Nagaland

By Correspondent

DIMAPUR, June 27 � The annual plan outlay of Nagaland for 2012-13 has been fixed at Rs 2,300 crore, which represent a 27 per cent growth over last year�s plan outlay of Rs 1,810 crore. This was informed by State Chief Secretary Lalthara in a communiqu�.

The State plan outlay was fixed yesterday in a meeting held at the Planning Commission between Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.

The Outlay includes provision of Rs 300 crore as Special Development Package for Eastern Nagaland. The Chief Secretary said the Planning Commission has also advised that a special development project for Eastern Nagaland for the five-year period of the 12th plan should be worked out by the State Government for which the current year�s provision of Rs 300 crore should be treated as the first installment.

According to a Vision Communication report, Chief Minister Rio said the Rs 300 crore will be spent to improve infrastructure of the backward region besides setting up accommodation and offices for the government officials and administrative staff.

The Chief Minister was assisted in the discussion by Minister for Planning TR Zeliang, Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Board Neiba Kronu, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary & Development Commissioner, Additional Chief Secretary & Finance Commissioner, Commissioner & Secretary to Chief Minister and other senior officials of the Planning & Finance department.

The Chief Minister also met the Prime Minister at his residence Tuesday prior to the plan discussion with the Planning Commission.

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Rs 2,300 cr plan outlay for Nagaland

DIMAPUR, June 27 � The annual plan outlay of Nagaland for 2012-13 has been fixed at Rs 2,300 crore, which represent a 27 per cent growth over last year�s plan outlay of Rs 1,810 crore. This was informed by State Chief Secretary Lalthara in a communiqu�.

The State plan outlay was fixed yesterday in a meeting held at the Planning Commission between Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.

The Outlay includes provision of Rs 300 crore as Special Development Package for Eastern Nagaland. The Chief Secretary said the Planning Commission has also advised that a special development project for Eastern Nagaland for the five-year period of the 12th plan should be worked out by the State Government for which the current year�s provision of Rs 300 crore should be treated as the first installment.

According to a Vision Communication report, Chief Minister Rio said the Rs 300 crore will be spent to improve infrastructure of the backward region besides setting up accommodation and offices for the government officials and administrative staff.

The Chief Minister was assisted in the discussion by Minister for Planning TR Zeliang, Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Board Neiba Kronu, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary & Development Commissioner, Additional Chief Secretary & Finance Commissioner, Commissioner & Secretary to Chief Minister and other senior officials of the Planning & Finance department.

The Chief Minister also met the Prime Minister at his residence Tuesday prior to the plan discussion with the Planning Commission.