The Madhya Pradesh state government has allocated an amount of Rs 1.16 crore for public participation programmes in the Guna district. The amount is earmarked for the development works provided that

The Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, today claimed that the State ranked first in utilisation of funds under various rural development schemes of the Union government during 2001-2002. He

After a meeting in Delhi between the Deputy Chairman of the Planning commission, K.C. Pant and the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati, the Annual Plan for 2002-03 for the U.P. State was fixed at

Following the consistent failure of Uttar Pradesh government resources for financing the 9th five year plan, the Central Planning commission has reduced the outlay for the 10th five year plan which

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation(Saarc) secretary general QAMA Rahim has urged the member countries to forge a stronger alliance to combat poverty and fight "neo-protectionist"

The Planning Commission has warned that any cut in plan expenditure by the states will seriously affect the process of poverty eradication, and has suggested that increased agricultural productivity

India's rural population should be used as an asset for the country's development with the help of information and communication technology, Nicholas Negroponte, chairman of media Labs, Massachusetts

The government would take steps to form 1.4 million self-help groups to boost rural economy at the grass-root level, Union rural development minister Venkaiah Naidu said in Mangalore

The 17th round of Janmabhoomi, the TDP government's pet developmental programme focussing on community participation and self help, got off to a flying start today with Chief Minister N Chandrababu

Maharashtra, which is ranked fifth among the 15 prominent States on the Human Development Index, is now set to publish its development report next