March 5, 2014
Sam Pitroda, the man who initiated India’s telecom revolution through PCO booths, believes that broadband connectivity to villages will be a game-changer. Pitroda, who heads the high-leve...
Mumbai, February 27
Sanitation, water and power projects will all be funded under the programme
New Delhi, February 17
No change in Plan expenditure
Thiruvananthapuram, February 11
State credit plan lays thrust on developing rural infrastructure in 12th Plan
New Delhi, January 26
Sitaram, a 72-year-old widower abandoned by his sons, lives alone and works as a daily wage labourer in a village in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh. He gets a pension of ₹150 a month, f...
Coimbatore, Jan. 12
The Rural Development Organisation (RDO) Trust has initiated a project to make the Nilgiris an Open Defecation Free district by 2018.The organisation has proposed to assist one lakh...
New Delhi, Jan 7
Multi-lateral funding agency, the World Bank will provide $500 million loan for water supply and sanitation projects in the rural areas of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
Madurai, Jan. 2
The Potential Linked Credit Plan (PLCP) for 2014-15 for Madurai district, envisages an outlay of Rs 6,293 crore. Launching the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Dev...
Ahmedabad, Mar 6
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Convener Arvind Kejriwal Thursday rubbished the Gujarat model of development, maintaining it has benefited industrialists like the Ambanis and Adanis, not the farmers.»
New Delhi, February 28
The Cabinet has decided to set up 10 new Kendriya Vidyalayas — seven in Telangana and three in Seemandhra, said Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh. A National Institute of Design, ear...
New Delhi, February 25
Govt move will benefit 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners
February 17, 2014
All these were conceived under a 20-Point programme in 2006
New Delhi, February 3
Poll compulsions set to weigh on the Congress-led UPA Govt
Mehsana (Gujarat), Jan 23
MasterCard on Thursday said it has pledged $50,000 to the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA).
With MasterCard’s assistance, SEWA’s tools and equipment library, inaugurated here on T...
Mumbai, Jan 8
As growth slows in Asia’s third largest economy, non-farm employment will drop by a fourth between FY 2013-19, according to estimates by credit ratings agency Crisil.
The country will add...
Kolkata, Jan 5
Geo textiles are permeable fabrics used as an agent to strengthen the road foundations and prevent soil erosion along the banks.
Mumbai, Dec. 29
The Maharashtra Government has received Rs 489 crore to improve the rural road network under the Prime Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojana–II . Initially, Maharashtra had received little Un...