Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district was included in the National Capital Region (NCR), taking the total number of districts in the NCR to 23.
Cities in the NCR get funds at “attractive” interest rates from the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) for infrastructure development. The decision to include Shamli in the NCR was taken at the 37th meeting of the NCRPB.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
- Besides Delhi, there are at present 22 districts 13 of Haryana, seven of Uttar Pradesh and two of Rajasthan in the NCR.
Source- India Today