SHILLONG: The implementation of the PMGSY in the State is facing a major bottle-neck since several contractors who bid for the road projects which would be taken up under Phase VI of the scheme hav

SHILLONG: Implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), a nationwide plan in the country to provide good all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages, has been helping in

New Delhi The rural development ministry has asked for a special audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General of the R40,000-crore annual budget of the National Rural Employment Programme.

The first meeting of the reconstituted district-level Vigilance and Monitoring Committee on State and Centrally sponsored rural development schemes in the district was held here on Saturday.

JAMMU: For providing adequate drinking water facilities to Dharp and Dharp Kothey SC basti Government has earmarked ` 1.49 crore for digging of 10000 gallon discharge capacity deep drill tube well,

Ranchi, Oct.

Jairam Ramesh finalises action plan for Saranda forest area in Jharkhand
The Central action plan entails an expenditure of about Rs.325 crore, besides the budgetary allocation under various heads covering the 56 villages of six panchayats of Saranda to benefit a population of about 36,000 tribals.

It includes free distribution of solar lantern, bicycles, and transistors to 7,000 families at an estimated cost of Rs.5.2 crore and 200 hand pumps at a cost of Rs.1.2 crore.

The rural development ministry has drawn out a plan to spend as much as Rs 2 lakh crore on two of its major schemes — Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) and the Swarna Jayanti Gramin Swarozga

Ranchi, Oct.

Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh has called for fast tracking construction of rural roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in Naxalite-affected districts.