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

The Central Government has approved Rs 43 crore for purchase of 3,000 solar pumps in Chhattisgarh for irrigation purposes.

With major states including those ruled by parties outside the ruling alliance raising objections to a host of unworkable provisions in the new Land Acquisition Act, the Modi government has put the

From scrapping the “consent clause” for Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects to narrowing the definition of “affected families” eligible for rehabilitation and resettlement, the Rural Developm

These suggestions were made by state governments during a daylong meeting with Union Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari in June

Rural development min Gadkari has forwarded a set of suggestions to PMO