The anxiety churning in 19-year-old Mohan Kumar Ram, a dalit student of B.Sc. first year, over the acutely dismal electricity scenario in Saran district is more refined than in Mohammad Roushan, 45, who runs a small tent-house business.

AIZAWL, April 17

The flagship programmes of the UPA government in the social sector have had little impact. Spending has been between 25 and 75 per cent in many schemes like the Indira Awas Yojana, the rural housing scheme, the rural electrification scheme and the rural health programme.

Irrigation statistics have come under scrutiny.

Union Minister for Power and senior leader of All India Congress Committee, Sushil Kumar Shinde has said that 1000-MW Thermal Power Project was coming up near Pathankot shortly and people of J&K will be benefited in big way.

Addressing a large gathering at a function organized by J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) at Muthi to commemorate the martyrdom day of Mahatma Gandhi, Mr Shinde who was

RAJOURI, Jan 6 : As many as 875 hamlets and 6 villages of border districts of Poonch and Rajouri would be electrified under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidutiyakaran Yojna (RGGVY).

Out of the total project plan of Rs 52.04 crore Rs.

SHILLONG: The State has so far spent Rs 62.65 crore for rural electrification under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY).

According to official figures, the amount spent in the various districts for electrification under RGGVY are Jaintia Hills (Rs 23.91 crore), Ri-Bhoi (Rs 13.17 crore), East Khasi Hills (Rs 11.45 crore), West Garo Hills (Rs 5.44 crore), East Garo Hills (Rs 4.79

CHINSURAH, 18 NOV: The scheme to provide electricity to all rural households under the Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) has failed to meet its deadline allegedly due to lack of coordination and problems in supply of electric poles.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati on Monday sought an immediate sanction of `2,351 crores from the Centre for flood relief in the state.


GUWAHATI, June 9: AGP president Chandra Mohan Patowary today demanded of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to publish a white paper on the State-sponsored schemes taken up by his government in the State since 2001, barring the Centrally-sponsored schemes like the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA), Pradhan Matri Gramin Sada