Giving an impetus to skill development programmes targeting youth, Centre said 1 young member of each village household under the rural job scheme will be provided skill and placement support.
Distress migration from rural areas has gone down due to implementation of the Centre`s ambitious rural job scheme, according to CAG.
Bihar`s rural jobs scheme is marked by open loot, plunder and pillage, according to a performance audit by an NGO released here Saturday.
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has highlighted shortcomings, including payment to works which are unproductive, in the UPA`s flagship rural job scheme.
To tackle acute water shortage in Hamirpur district, Himachal Pradesh hit upon a novel initiative -- using the rural jobs scheme to engage villagers to restore traditional sources of drinking water.
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Day in Pics: 27th January
Showbiz World - January 27, 2015