FIGHT GOEBILIAN MISCAMPAIGN ON DEVELOPMENT
On March 2, 2009 a cash award of Rs 1.50 crore to West Bengal was announced by Union Minister for Panchayati Raj Mani Shankar Aiyar for being one of the four best states in the country under Panchayat Empowerment and Accountability Incentive Scheme for the year 2008-09. Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala were adjudged as the top four states for empowering panchayati raj institutions.
The performance of the states was evaluated by the National Council for Apllied economic Research (NCAER). Gujarat, the so called developed state remained out of the evaluation process as they have not constituted District Planning Committees so far.
Perhaps Mani Shankar Aiyar is not a CPIM cadre or minister!
If you go through 2007-2008 report of NCAER it says “Based on the work done on the development of a comprehensive index of decentralisation to the PRIs noted earlier, the extent and variation of devolution across the states was empirically quantified, based on the data for 2007. The rankings for the current year placed Tamil Nadu, Kerala,West Bengal and Karnataka among the top four states. These states had occupied the top four positions in the previous years as well (see http://www.ncaer.org/downloads/AnnualReports/AnnualReport_2007.pdf)
Who are heading NCAER? Its governing body has the following composition: President: Nandan M. Nilekani, Co-Chairman, Infosys Technologies Limited, Bangalore; Vice-President : M. S. Verma, Former Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, New Delhi and State Bank of India; Members include Mukesh D. Ambani, Reliance; Anand G. Mahindra, Mahindra & Mahindra, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Biocon and Deepak S. Parekh, HDFC.
We wonder since when these luminaries have become CPIM cadre or member!
IN SPITE OF THESE KNOWN FACTS A CONGRESS MAN COMPARED RURAL PURULIA WITH KALAHANDI !!! IN SPITE OF THESE THE FAKE REPORT OF BIBEK DEBROY !!!
THWART THE GOEBILIAN MISCAMPAIGN BY TMC-CONGRESS BY DEFEATING THEM.
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