Sanitation linked to women safety, dignity: Jairam Ramesh

Linking sanitation to the safety, dignity and self-respect of women, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said Women Self-Help Groups should take up toilet construction as the sixth principle of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).

Rural development ministry to clamp down on bonded labour

The rural development ministry has joined hands with non-governmental organisations to combat bonded labour in 10 districts across six states.

NRLM to be implemented in Maoist-hit areas of Odisha

Odisha government will implement National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) in 40 blocks of 10 Left Wing Extremists affected districts of the state during this fiscal.

Haryana planning to expand scope of NRLM

Haryana government is considering to expand the scope of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) programme to cover beneficiaries in all the 21 districts in the state.

Livelihood scheme to be implemented in mission mode

The government has decided to implement the NRLM in a mission mode to ensure targeted and time-bound delivery of results, an official said.

Odisha to include disabled persons under MGNREGA

After including persons with 75 per cent disability in the subsidised Rice for Differently Abled Persons (RDP) scheme, Odisha government has decided to provide jobs to them under MGNREGA and NRLM programmes.