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- Created on Monday, 02 January 2012 04:48
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The 12th five-year Plan has a clear set of priorities in the areas of infrastructure, water management, farm output and health and education, according to Saumitra Chaudhari, member of Planning Commission of India.
Delivering the keynote address at the fifth Nitte national conference on ‘Development Challenges in the 12th Five-Year Plan,’ organised by the justice K S Hegde Institute of Management at Nitte in Udupi district, he said the first priority in the economic domain is to take the task of infrastructure creation forward.
The second priority is to ensure that water is appropriately managed — from harvesting and impounding to its use in various applications and finally to its recycling.
The next priority is to raise farm output through productivity gains. The thrust will be also on health and education.
He said manufacturing will have to grow at a more accelerated pace than it has in the last few years.
Services and technology are the nerve centres of a modern society.