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‘Seven central schemes named after Gandhis’

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 15:55

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

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 16:13

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 09:36

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 21:01

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 16:10

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 central schemes to meet tomorrow

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 15:29

At the end of 11th Plan (March 2012), there were 173 CSS and Additional Central Assistance (ACA) schemes.

GoM on restructuring of central schemes to meet this week

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 15:43

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.

Central schemes didn't achieve targets in 11th Plan: Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 19:39

High inflation, negative growth in agriculture, global slowdown and fluctuations in international oil prices led to shortfall in achievement of targets in government's centrally sponsored schemes during the 11th Plan, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 22:25

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

Last Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012, 20:21

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

Last Updated: Sunday, April 15, 2012, 20:56

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

Address complaints over execution of Central schemes: PM

Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2011, 20:08

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told the Madhya Pradesh Government to take action against officials responsible for lapses in implementation of Central schemes.