With an aim of helping rural poor to have their own affordable houses, Government on Thursday raised the amount of assistance from Rs 45,000 to Rs 70,000 for construction of a dwelling unit.
Gujarat Congress` poll promise of providing 100 sq yard of plots to rural poor and middle class women received a huge response.
Health indicators of the urban poor are worse than their rural counterparts, a parliamentary panel has said.
China Wednesday said 67.34 million rural people, more than the population of France, were lifted from poverty in the last decade.
With its rural self-employment
scheme failing to produce desired results, the government is
considering providing vocational training to rural poor to
give them a sustainable livelihood.
Day in Pics: 1st October
Showbiz World - October 1, 2014
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