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President identifies core areas for development

Written by: Staff

Patna, Mar 28 (UNI) President A P J Abdul Kalam today identified five core areas for development to achieve the goal of uplifting people living below the poverty line.

Addressing a joint session of the legislative council and assembly of Bihar here, Dr Kalam said the country would have to boost GDP growth rate from the existing 8 per cent to 10 per cent and maintain it for a decade.

Food security, education, healthcare, information and communication technology and infrastructure development, providing urban facilities in rural areas, would need special attention to improve the lot of the people.


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