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Government of India
Planning Commission
14-December-2011 16:59 IST
Special Package to Jharkhand
No special package is presently proposed for the State of Jharkhand to create adequate infrastructure to tap its immense natural and mineral resources. However, an amount of Rs. 51.63 crore was (at 2006-07 prices) has been allocated for sub-sector Minerals (Mines and Geology) for the State of Jharkhand in the Eleventh Five Year Plan. An outlay of Rs. 2.80 crore and Rs. 4.00 crore was earmarked respectively during Annual Plan 2010-11 and 2011-12 as an allocation for various scheme being implement for Mines and Geology in the State. Special dispensation has been given to the State of Jharkhand under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to create adequate infrastructure regarding rural roads.

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