Greater Noida is yet to be connected with Noida and Delhi and other NCR regions by metro rail network. On paper, there exists plans for doing this. Based on earlier reports, it says Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has approved the metro rail project between the proposed metro station at Pari Chowk till sectors 18 and 20, the first residential sectors of the authority being developed where over 21,000 allotments have been done.
A recently published United Nations report on poverty levels in the world points out that India is home to the largest number of poor with one-third of the world's 1.2 billion extreme poor living in the country.
Some reports on the government run telecom service providers MTNL and BSNL are not very encouraging. Based on reports both the entities, BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.) and MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd.) have been procuring assets (various equipments including imported ones) worth around Rs 20,000 crores every year for the past five years or more.