10% of GDP each year needed to achieve MDGs target by 2015: Speakers

Each district be given Rs 2b for development; local bodies be restored for better service delivery Rising poverty necessitates at least 10% of the GDP to be spent on education, health, safe drinking water and sanitation and basic infrastructure to achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. In South Asia, India leads with 9% of its GDP spending only on health and education while Pakistan spends around 3% on both. read more