Cabinet approves 12th Five-Year Plan
"It's an ambitious plan," Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said after a meeting of the cabinet, adding that it gives a broad definition of inclusiveness and "expand interventions" in the social sector.
The Plan sets targets for poverty alleviation, infant mortality, enrolment ratio and job creation.
Chidambaram said the Plan stressed speeding up infrastructure projects, removing bottlenecks.
Bangladeshi academician Rashiduddin Ahmed has called for the banning of the country's biggest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, saying that it represents the wrong face of Islam.
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