Union Minister for Rural Development, Sanitation, Drinking Water and Panchayat Raj, Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday approved 28 rural road projects worth Rs438 crore for building roads in Leh and Kargil

Even as it waits for feedback from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on its list of suggested amendments to the new Land Acquisition Act, the Rural Development Ministry has started working on a pla

Material component under scheme may be raised up to 49% from 40% so that states take up bigger work

Moving a step towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ target, the Rural Development ministry on Tuesday proposed a hike in the allocation for constructing toilets in rural ar

Acting on a petition demanding government assessment of the Thoubal-Kasom Khullen road and its impact in Manipur, the Gauhati high court has issued a notice to project sponsor Asian Development Ban

States have suggested 19 amendments to the land law. If all of them are made, the new law would end up being a copy of the previous one

In its bid to tackle sanitation and waste management issues in the country, the government on Wednesday decided to make India free from open defecation on a priority basis.

In a bid to ensure proper implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Rural Development has decided to support the state g

Sanitation projects to reduce open defecation, increasing green cover and emphasis on creating assets form the crux of the Narendra Modi-led government's blueprint for redeploying UPA 's flagship s

New bill will double compensation for land in urban areas while in rural areas it will be four times