November 21, 2013
Demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to start the banking habit, and mop up black money in the bargain. »
November 13, 2013
Digital methods can make a qualitative difference to rural education. The Government and private sector should pitch in.
New Delhi, Oct. 31
The Government’s flagship National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) on Thursday joined hands with Bandhua 1947 to combat bonded labour and fund rehabilitation projects in 10 vulnerable distr...
New Delhi, Oct 17
While boosting rural connectivity, the scheme will also provide relief to state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd , the telecom operator for the scheme. »
New Delhi, Oct. 8
Up to govt Depts, Ministries to provide benefits: Authority »
New Delhi, Oct 4
The Ministry of Rural Development will soon put up maps demarcating the availability of wasteland in the country to help in the process of land acquisition, Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Friday.
September 27, 2013
In the light of decreasing motivation to introduce microinsurance products, it’s time to redefine the concept.
New Delhi, Sep 27
Observing that about 70 per cent of the world’s poor live in villages, Union minister Pradip Jain ‘Aditya’ on Friday said focussed interventions are needed in rural development activities to facil...
Itanagar, Nov 22
A scam in a centrally sponsored scheme has reportedly surfaced in the state with the All Arunachal Contractor Welfare Association on Friday alleging a Rs 1,000 crore scandal in Indira Awas Yojana...
New Delhi, Nov. 19
Will spend Rs 4,000 cr to set up Wi-Fi hotspots in 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats
Erode, Nov 5
Five panchayats in Erode district would be made model panchayats with implementation of the total sanitation scheme and full coverage of toilets, District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) officials...
New Delhi, Oct 22
The Centre on Tuesday directed State Governments to take immediate steps for constructing intermediary godowns at block level under the rural employment guarantee scheme, MGNREGA, to ensure additi...
New Delhi, Oct 10
The government’s ambitious rural job scheme MNREGA has not only unleashed a revolution in rural India but has also established the country as a model of inclusive development worldwide, says a new...
Puducherry, Oct 5
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has sanctioned Rs 40.35 crore for rural water supply scheme in the Union Territory of Puducherry under Nabard’s Rural Infrastructure Develop...
Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 30
Asserting that inclusive growth will remain as central plank of UPA, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said it was in tune with this concept that the Government had launched a series of welfar...
Banjarumale (Dakshina Kannada), Sept. 27
While water is a scarce commodity in many parts of the country, it is in abundance in Banjarumale, a village with 42 families of 125 Malekudiyas (a scheduled tribe) in Belthangady taluk of Dakshin...
Banjarumale (Dakshina Kannada), Sept. 26
Belur 65 (km), says a milestone 83 km away from Mangalore towards Chikmagalur at Charmady Ghat’s ninth hairpin curve. This location in the State highway is the end of the motorable road...