NITI Aayog: Naveen Patnaik voices concern over 'arbitary cuts' in central schemes

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday expressed concern over "arbitrary cuts" being effected under certain central schemes which, he said, resulted in incomplete projects and time and cost overruns.

Rs 300 cr scam in PMGSY in Uttarakhand: BJP leader

A BJP leader alleged Rs 300 crore scam in PMGSY scheme in Uttarakhand and demanded a CBI probe.

Expedite land acquisition for construction of roads: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday asked officials to expedite land acquisition for construction of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).

`More autonomy for states to implement rural schemes`

The centre plans to introduce flexibility in implementing its flagship rural development programmes all over the country, a top official said.

‘PM`s rural road scheme not a permanent solution’

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
was not a long-term solution to the problem of lack of roads, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said.