Business houses like Tatas, Mahindras, and Godrej, CII and Ficci, and engines company Cummins India have already joined the initiative.
"We are reviewing the prospects of extending our aid for backward region to sub-district level," a senior Planning Commission official told ET.
The Planning Commission has said there should be an independent body to oversee the development of expressways in the country.
Planning Commission and NHAI have locked horns over country’s biggest highway project worth Rs 6,000 crore awarded to GMR Infra in 2011.
Planning Commission may scale down target to 6.5-7% from 8% projected earlier.
Govt to link drug procurement for some of its stores to Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation
India's exporters are flush with new orders across sectors, with a weaker rupee making them more competitive in the international markets.
The government plans to give a fresh impetus to public-private partnership by overhauling the framework for such projects.
Government has sought the opinion of law ministry on the idea of banking the surplus coal from captive mines with Coal India.
All students will be trained in different verticals so that they get hands-on experience to implement the Centre’s flagship programmes at grass-roots level.
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