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Tuesday , December 18 , 2012
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Pat for agriculture feat

Patna, Dec. 17: The agriculture cabinet on Monday expressed satisfaction at the performance of various sectors under the government’s Rs 1.50 lakh-crore “agriculture roadmap” launched by President Pranab Mukherjee on October 3.

The agriculture cabinet, which broadly comprises 12 departments, reviewed the performance and issued necessary directions to various divisions to speed up the growth momentum.

“It was the seventh meeting of the agriculture cabinet and the first review meeting to assess the performance the state has made so far according to the agri roadmap’s target. Against the plan expenditure of Rs 12,496 crore for the current fiscal, the state has spent 48.5 per cent of the total outlay,” chief secretary Ashok Kumar Sinha said.

Sinha, who was accompanied by planning and development department principal secretary Vijoy Prakash, said “physical verification” was also carried out to check the ground reality, besides doing a department-wise performance review.

He added that 12 departments got the allocation of Rs 6,718 crore in the last fiscal, while the allocation was almost doubled to Rs 12,496 crore in the current fiscal.

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