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PM Modi asks BJP CMs to finalise pro-poor agenda, execute Central schemes in 'mission mode'

PM Modi asks BJP CMs to finalise pro-poor agenda, execute Central schemes in 'mission mode'

PM Modi also asked the CMs to make their states a model for execution of central schemes.

Schemes to be monitored directly by Narendra Modi application: Smriti Irani

Schemes to be monitored directly by Narendra Modi application: Smriti Irani

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said execution of central schemes here will be monitored through the Narendra Modi application by two designated groups which will be directly connected to the PM’s office

Bihar BJP to take central schemes to people

Bihar BJP on Sunday asked its workers and leaders to take the salient features of union budget and central government schemes to the people to put pressure on the state government for their implementation.

Stop hijacking central schemes, BJP to Odisha government

Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday hit out at the Odisha government for trying to hijack the National Food Security Act (NFSA), a central scheme aimed at providing subsidised food grains to people.

Dhumal accuses Virbhadra of changing names of central schemes

BJP leader PK Dhumal on Sunday accused Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh of changing the names of the schemes fully funded and sponsored by the Centre to derive political mileage.

BJYM to launch "Panch Kranti" for better execution of central schemes

 Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) today announced its plans to launch "Panch Kranti" programme in Jammu and Kashmir to fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "outstanding vision and commitment" to improve social strata of common people.

Odisha suggests flexibility to modify central schemes guidelines

The Odisha government on Sunday proposed that the sub-group of NITI Ayog be given sufficient flexibility to states to modify the guidelines of central skill development schemes to suit local needs.

Tamil Nadu CM urges Modi to fund NITI Aayog approved schemes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi allocate the state a sizeable amount for the schemes approved by the NITI Aayog, to ensure the 'unfair' treatment by the 14th Finance Commission is in part redressed.

NITI Aayog panel to meet today, discuss central schemes

A panel of NITI Aayog, comprising chief ministers of several states, will meet on Friday and is likely to discuss implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS).

States should get flexibility to change central schemes: Raman Singh

States should get power to carry out changes in central schemes to suit regional needs, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said here on Sunday.

66 central schemes to be rationalised, some may move states

66 central schemes to be rationalised, some may move states

He announced setting up a sub-group of state chief ministers to "study the 66 Centrally Sponsored Schemes and recommend which to continue, which to transfer to states, and which to cut down."

‘Seven central schemes named after Gandhis’

As many as 7 centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) are named after either father of the nation Mahatama Gandhi or former prime ministers - Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, Parliament was informed on Monday.

States should ensure implementation of central schemes: Ramesh

Asking the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure effective implementation of central schemes, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said complaints were being received regarding the MGNREGA in the state.

Cabinet approves merger of centrally sponsored schemes

In a bid to improve monitoring and provide greater flexibility to states, the government on Thursday decided to condense the centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) to 66 from over 140 during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17).

Cabinet likely to approve merging central schemes tomorrow

The Union Cabinet would consider tomorrow the proposal to merge the 147 Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) into 70 across various sectors for efficient implementation and monitoring in the 12th Five Year Plan.

GoM nod for merging of 147 central schemes to 70

A Group of Ministers, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, today approved merging of 147 Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) into 70 across various sectors for efficient implementation and monitoring in the 12th Five Year Plan.

GoM on restructuring of central schemes to meet this week

The Group of Ministers, set up under the chairmanship of Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, to sort out the long-pending issue of restructuring of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) will hold its first meeting this week.

J&K govt mulls to set up monitoring cell on Central schemes

Jammu and Kashmir government is contemplating setting up a monitoring cell to evaluate physical and financial achievements under various centrally sponsored schemes in the state.

Most central schemes named after Nehru-Gandhi family

Almost half of the nearly 60 institutions and schemes run by the Centre are named after the Nehru-Gandhi family, while Mahatma Gandhi's name figures in just four of these.

Ramesh denies discrimination in funds to states

Jairam Ramesh denied that the Centre was discriminating against states like MP while allocating funds under various schemes.