States should get flexibility to change central schemes: Raman Singh

States should get power to carry out changes in central schemes to suit regional needs, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said here on Sunday.

‘Seven central schemes named after Gandhis’

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

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 likely to approve merging central schemes tomorrow

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.

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

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.

Ramesh denies discrimination in funds to states

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

Return Cong to power to benefit from Central schemes: PM

Prime Minister on Wednesday asked the people of Haryana to return Congress to power in the state contending it needed a govt which
would work in tandem with the Centre and reap the benefits of
Centrally-sponsored schemes.

Sonia to review Central schemes` non-implementation in UP

Amid complaints that benefits of
Central schemes were not reaching the deprived sections in
Uttar Pradesh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to
pay unscheduled visits to some villages in her constituency.