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Huge drop in allocation for Media Lab Asianews
02 March 2005
New Delhi: The department of information technology's Media Lab Asia project has been given a meagre Rs1 crore in the 2005-06 budget. The project was given Rs65 crore last year for plan expenses but revised estimates show that no funds were spent.

The allocation for e-governance has gone up to Rs266 crore from Rs175 crore. Similarly, the allocation for National Informatics Centre has also gone up to Rs234 crore from Rs 192 crore.

The overall allocation for the department has gone up to 40 per cent to Rs965 crore.

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Huge drop in allocation for Media Lab Asia