Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 14:46
Arunachal Pradesh Panchayati Raj Minister Tanga Byaling Friday stressed the need for having correct data of BPL families to ensure that schemes and benefits reach the targeted beneficiaries.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 12:43
The government`s ambitious rural job scheme MNREGA has established the country as a model of inclusive development worldwide, says a new World Bank report.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 16:02
Pointing out shortcomings in the implementation of MGNREGA scheme in Uttar Pradesh, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to give personal attention towards the issues.
Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 17:32
The govt dismissed suggestions that the Centre`s rural job guarantee scheme has been witnessing decline in demand and popularity and said the ambitious scheme saw a better performance in 2012-2013 than the previous years.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 20:54
Giving an impetus to skill development programmes targeting youth, Centre said 1 young member of each village household under the rural job scheme will be provided skill and placement support.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 18:34
MGNREGA has not gained momentum in Bihar as the percentage of household provided 100 days employment ranged from 1 to 7% during 2007-12, according to CAG report submitted to state assembly.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 10:45
The UPA govt is reportedly coming up with a unique plan of distributing a mobile phone to the female member of every household who has worked for 100 days in 2012 under the Rural Employment Guarantee scheme run by the centre.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 21:29
People in crisis-hit villages of Uttarakhand will get employment for 150 days instead of 100 days under the MNREGA scheme.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 15:45
The Rural Development Ministry will provide all assistance to farmers in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand for restoration of their ponds and clearing fields.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 15:07
Implementing the government`s livelihood mission aimed at allaying poverty in urban areas would be a priority, the new Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Girija Vyas said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 18:52
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has assured Arunachal Pradesh that proposals under the MNREGA schemes which were submitted to his ministry would be immediately sanctioned.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 19:59
Distress migration from rural areas has gone down due to implementation of the Centre`s ambitious rural job scheme, according to CAG.
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