Rural development ministry to also seek more funds over and above Rs 38,500 crore allocated in 2016-17 Budget for such works

BHUBANESWAR: The uncertainty over Central assistance for rural housing scheme under Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) for the current fiscal is finally over with the Ministry of Rural Development sanctionin

The Centre has decided to keep its focus on addressing multi-dimensional poverty in rural areas. The Centre would stick with convergent planning for rural development.

In a major move to improve the infrastructure of rural villages in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday cleared 315 schemes worth Rs.480.99 crore.

According to the note, the “revised stand” would be the basis for a presentation to be made by the ministry before the Joint Committee of Parliament on the land bill.

Birender Singh calls upon corporate to participate in the clean India Mission with dedication and commitment.

CLEAR ROAD MAP Govt will use socio-economic census data to identify the causes in one lakh villages at household levels.

The government has refused RTI requests for information on the decision-making process on amendments to Land Acquisition Bill.

NEW DELHI: The government has merged National Mission for a Green India, which aims afforestation at 10 million hectares of land over the next decade, with MGNREGA to increase and improve the count

Though the government has been indicating it is open to changes in the proposed Land Bill, trouble for it mounted further on Wednesday with yet another NDA ally, the Lok Janshakti Party led by Unio