Ranchi: Rural development ministry has decided to appoint special accountant general in each state to audit the expenditure under the ministry.

Production-related sectors to be included
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) of the United Progressive Alliance government is a model for the entire world, Union Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran has said.

Monitoring and Supervisory Committee appraises central schemes

Works to the tune of Rs.92.98 crore is being implemented under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for the current fiscal here in the district. These include 2,314 works in all the 434 panchayats in the district. These were among the host of central schemes that came up for appraisal by the district Monitoring and Supervisory Committee, at the Collectorate recently.

New Delhi: The UPA government seems to be getting more generous towards Bihar with the Centre clearing all bottlenecks in execution of rural roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), pa

NEW DELHI, 16 SEPT: The Bihar chief minister, Mr Nitish Kumar, today met the rural development minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh, and thanked him for allowing road projects worth Rs 935 crore to be undert

PM emphasises on development in tune with needs of the local people

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has acknowledged the need for greater flexibility in the implementation of the rural schemes and demand for support and security to make their delivery more effective

Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh will arrive in Ranchi tomorrow on a three-day visit of the state to review execution of development schemes, including a blighted MGNREGS, in Jharkhan

Putting an end to the last several years of squabbling between the NDA government in Bihar and the UPA government at the Centre, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has decided to stop awardin

Ranchi, Aug.