The Union Minister of Rural Development and Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Nitin Gadkari said that Swachh Bharat Mission will be converted into a mass movement to make India an open defecation free country in Five Years. Addressing a Joint Press conference with the Urban Development Minister Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu here this afternoon, Shri Gadkari said, one lakh thirty four thousand crore rupees will be spent for construction of about 11 crore 11 lakh toilets in the country. The Urban Development Ministry will earmark more than 60,000 Crore rupees for this purpose.

State Potable Water and Sanitation Minister Mantri Prasad Naithani said that the amount allocated for construction of toilets under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA) is inadequate and that the State Gove

The central rural skilling programme Aajeevika Skills launched by the previous government is getting a makeover, with a new name, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana, and changes includin

Claiming that he was “confused”, Union rural development minister Nitin Gadkari is seeking to build “consensus” to bring changes in the Land Acquisition Act to make it more investor-friendly.

Ranchi: Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that the Narendra Modi government was weighing amendments in the land acquisition act to speed up development projects.

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