"In his reaction to the budget, Singh said that the central government's announcement to hike royalty on minerals and to increase investment in mining sector will hugely benefit the mineral-rich states like Chhattisgarh which has roughly 20 percent of country's coal and iron ore reserves."
Raipur, July 10 - Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Thursday thanked both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for doling out the much-needed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) to his state in the union budget for 2014-15.

Chhattisgarh already has a full-fledged operational Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Raipur.

In his reaction to the budget, Singh said that the central government's announcement to hike royalty on minerals and to increase investment in mining sector will hugely benefit the mineral-rich states like Chhattisgarh which has roughly 20 percent of country's coal and iron ore reserves.

He said that several public welfare provisions' announcement made in the first budget of the Modi government are expected to have major significance and positive impact on Chhattisgarh.


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 

PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002387461
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.


STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for India


 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.