Bihar accuses Centre of `discrimination` for slashing housing quota

Bihar govt rued that it was unable to meet the growing demands for shelter by the poor and accused the Centre of discrimination against it.

Jul 15, 2014, 23:48 PM IST

More than 9000 BPL families to get aid for house construction

More than 9,000 BPL families in Kerala would be given financial aid to construct houses in Kerala, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Saturday.

Sep 28, 2013, 23:16 PM IST

Govt takes steps for accountability in Indira Awas Yojana

Govt is all set to make its public housing programme for rural poor more accountable at panchayat level with new draft guidelines suggesting "proactive" disclosure of details of beneficiaries.

Mar 11, 2013, 19:30 PM IST

Ramesh asks Naveen to ensure proposals for IAY funds reach in time

Concerned over delay in submission of proposals for release of second instalment of funds for the Indira Awas Yojana, Centre asked Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to ensure that proposals are sent in time.

Dec 15, 2012, 19:37 PM IST

Dead man sanctioned money under IAY

State govt was probing a case of sanction of money for a house under the IAY to a `dead` man four years ago.

Mar 12, 2012, 21:45 PM IST