Asian Development Bank will provide USD 275 million loan for improving rural road connectivity in five states in the country.

Bhadrak: The much-talked bio-toilets have found few takers in Bhadrak district.

The ambitious project meant to free the country from open defecation was launched by the ministry of rural development at Dhamra in Bhadrak. Minister for chemical and fertilizers Srikant Jena had inaugurated it in the presence of Union minister Jairam Ramesh on June 24, 2012.

The Rural Connectivity Division of the Ministry of Rural Development has directed the in charge, Pradham Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), J&K, to plant fruit-bearing and shelter-giving trees o

ग्रामीण विकास मंत्रालय मनरेगा के जरिए कराएगा वृक्षारोपण का कार्य

नई दिल्ली। पर्यावरण को प्रदूषण मुक्त करने की मुहिम को गति देने के लिए केंद्र सरकार ने सड़क के दोनो तरफ छायादार पेड़ लगाना अनिवार्य कर दिया है। इसकी शुरुआत गांवों को मुख्य मार्गों से जोड़ने वाली सड़कों से की जा रही है। ग्रामीण विकास मंत्रालय की प्रधानमंत्री ग्राम सड़क योजना (पीएमजीएसवाई) की सड़कों के दोनाें ओर वृक्षारोपण किया जाएगा। केंद्र ने स्पष्ट कर दिया है कि वृक्षारोपण होने के बाद ही राज्यों को पीएमजीएसवाई की सड़कों का पैसा जारी किया जाएगा।

To clarify doubts about the contentious ‘retrospective clause’ in the new Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Act, 2013, and prevent possible abuse, the government is se

The Ministry of Rural Development finds itself in a bit of a spot after the Haryana government issued a notice for land acquisition recently, notifying acquisition under the old Land Acquisition Ac

India is the world's largest open air lavatory with over 620 million people practising open defecation in the country.

Seeking to address this persisting problem, the UPA government has widened the scope of its flagship Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to include works relating to rural sanitation in collaboration with the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan (NBA).

सरकारी और गैर सरकारी योजनाओं के लिए आकस्मिक जरूरत बताकर किसानों से उनकी उपजाऊ जमीन को औने-पौने दामों पर जबरन अधिग्रहण करना अब संभव नहीं हो सकेगा।

New Delhi : Following parliament approval in September last year, the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, came into force on

With the new Land Act coming in force from Wednesday, Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh sought to alley apprehensions of the industry in purchase of land. The minister said that there is no bar whatsoever on purchase of private land.

The new law on land has replaced the earlier act, which was enacted in 1894 but had come into force in 1895. Mr Ramesh sought to alley the apprehensions of the industry that purchasing land for industrial activities would now become cumbersome.