Bihar wants Rs.34,000-crore plan size for 2013-14

Patna, Jan 23 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday said the state’s plan size would be increased to Rs.34,000 crore during 2013-14 from Rs.28,000 crore in the 2012-13 fiscal.

Nitish Kumar said the state government has sent the state’s plan size for approval of the planning commission.

“We are hopeful that Bihar’s plan size would be cleared by the Planning Commission,” Nitish Kumar told reporters here.

Nitish Kumar said the state government’s focus would be the implementation of ambitious agri-roadmap to building infrastructure.

He recalled that the plan size of the state was barely worth Rs.4,676 crore in 2005-06, when he came to power.