Maharashtra Government will make efforts to computerise gram panchayats and make available online various schemes that are implemented through Zilla Parishads, Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde said here on Monday.
The Union Sports Ministry is implementing a number of important schemes for promotion of sports in the country by developing rural and urban sports infrastructure, competition events and financial assistance for youth development activities.
In an interview with Zee Media, Chaudhary Birender Singh who took over as Minister for Rural development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation praised MNREGA scheme for its positive effects on the poor.
As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of house for all in next seven years, the Centre has enhanced unit cost for building dwellings under Indira Awas Yojna by Rs 25,000 by including labour and toilet components, Union minister of State for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Upendra Kushwaha said on Thursday.
Most of the states on Friday came out openly against the new Land Acquisition Act, complaining that it had hurt the process of acquiring land for infrastructure projects and demanded "drastic changes" in certain provisions of the farmer-friendly law.
Constitutional bodies such as parliament and judiciary need to be educated on the importance of mining and its impact on country`s economic prospects, a senior bureaucrat of Ministry of Rural Development said here on Saturday.