We have miles to go in improving rural India: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages.

Punjab gives nod for regulatory body to rationalise fee structure

In a bid to rationalise and regulate the fee structure in unaided educational institutions across the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday gave approval for setting up of a regulatory body.

Maha drought: NABARD to combine its projects with rural plan

In an effort to aid drought relief measures in Maharashtra, NABARD will converge its watershed development projects with MNREGS.

NABARD`s financial assistance to K`taka in FY13 at over Rs 8,400 cr

Karnataka regional office of NABARD has recorded all time high financial assistance in the State at Rs 8,424 crore during 2012-13 for agricultural and rural development, registering an year-on-year growth of about 40 per cent.

Opposition stages walkout over roads under NABARD

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes and subsequent walkouts by the opposition which grilled the government over the grant of roads under NABARD scheme.

Bihar falls short of meeting agri-credit

Bihar is lagging behind in achieving the target of distribution of agriculture credit and expenditure of plan funds during 2011-12 fiscal.

Bihar falls short of meeting agri-credit

Bihar is lagging behind in achieving
the target of distribution of agriculture credit and
expenditure of plan funds during 2011-12 fiscal.

Guj among top three states for RIDF utilisation

Gujarat ranks among the top
three states for utilising Rural Infrastructure Development
Fund (RIDF) assistance provided so far by
NABARD.

Nabard WB office tops in performance

The West Bengal regional office
of Nabard has topped the list in terms of performance in rural
intervention programmes in the country during the financial
year 2009-10.

External consultants to monitor project works in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir government has
decided to engage external consultants for monitoring of
projects being executed in the state, Chief Minister Omar
Abdullah said today.

NABARD sanctions Rs 546.46 loan to UP

National Bank for Agriculture and
Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan of Rs 546.46
crore to Uttar Pradesh for various development projects under
Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF).

40% population have bank accounts: NABARD

Only 40% of the total populace in the country have bank accounts and 2% use credit cards, NABARD General Manager, B M Mukhopadhyay said today.

Govt may acquire RBI`s stake in Nabard, NHB by Dec

The government is likely to pick
up Reserve Bank`s stake in the National Bank of Agriculture
and Rural Development and National Housing Bank by December
this year.