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High On Intent Low On Funds

High On Intent Low On Funds

In the 2011-12 Union Budget, Rs 190 crore was allocated to Myanmar. We sought the specific information on allocations to Myanmar. Here’s a breakup of the Rs 190 crore that…

Do We Know Whose Food Is Secured ?

Do We Know Whose Food Is Secured ?

How many PDS recipients are there today ? That depends on who you ask. A recent multi-department Report of the `Task Force on an IT Strategy for PDS’ chaired by Unique Identification…

Most Medical Colleges But Least Doctors

Most Medical Colleges But Least Doctors

India is woefully short when it comes to healthcare for its citizens. IndiaSpend’s Sourjya Bhowmick surveys what the shortfalls are and highlights the data and statistics that reflect the scale…

A Rs 100,000 Crore Bill No One’s Talking About

A Rs 100,000 Crore Bill No One’s Talking About

The private sector has been bitterly complaining about the logjam in permissions and approvals, resulting in delayed projects. While private capital has no doubt suffered as have investors, the biggest…

Housing For Many, In Sri Lanka

Housing For Many, In Sri Lanka

India has a housing problem which eventually will be fixed. Meanwhile, India is spending Rs 1,319 crore on a project for housing and resettling displaced people in Sri Lanka of…

BSNL’s Rs 548 Crore Medical Bill

BSNL’s Rs 548 Crore Medical Bill

When we first looked (in June 2011), state-owned telecom giant BSNL was headed for losses of Rs 2,725 crore for the year ended March 2011. In August, reports suggested unaudited…