CM Narendra Modi launches Gujarat State Nutrition

Aimed at combating malnutrition in Gujarat, the mission got off to a symbolic start with the CM distributing cheques of Rs 2 lakh each to headmen of a few panchayats.

Maharashtra passes bill to empower gram panchayats

The Maharashtra Legislative Council on Thursday passed the Bombay Village Panchayats (Second Amendment) Act, 1958.

MGNREGA: Panchayats to give CA`s certificate

The government has made it mandatory for village panchayats to attach a Chartered Accountant`s certificate on spendings incurred under MGNREGA.

‘All village panchayats to have broadband by 2012’

All 250,000 village panchayats in the country will be connected with broadband by mid-2012 under a $4-billion project to take the benefits of technology to the poor, tech evangelist Sam Pitroda said Friday.