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

Convergence of the UPA scheme with Green Mission will provide livelihood to 3 m households through afforestation.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on unemployment in rural areas, 25/02/2015.

The ‘three pond system’ set up for sewage management of dirty water in rural areas of Haryana’s Karnal district has been yielding better results.

Inequality in South Asia appears to be moderate when looking at standard indicators such as the Gini index, which are based on consumption expenditures per capita. But other pieces of evidence reveal enormous gaps, from extravagant wealth at one end to lack of access to the most basic services at the other.

This report is based on the employment and unemployment survey conducted in the 68th round of NSS during July 2011 to June 2012.

Seeking to save farmers from vagaries of Monsoon, the government will soon launch its ambitious rural irrigation scheme by linking villages through nearest possible sources of water.

The Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households in NSS 70th Round (January, 2013- December, 2013) was conducted as a repeat survey of Situation Assessment

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on amendment in MGNREGA , 01/12/2014.

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is approaching eight years of implementation. Since 2006, it has offered up to 100 days per year of guaranteed public works employment to tens of millions of rural Indian households.