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.
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.
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.
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.
State govt was probing a case of sanction of money for a house under the IAY to a `dead` man four years ago.
Day in Pics: 28th March
Showbiz World - March 28, 2015
'Bharat Ratna' Atal Bihari Vajpayee