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Every single village of India now has access to electricity: PM Modi

As per official data, there were 18,452 villages without electricity in the country at the time of PM Modi`s taking office in May 2014. 

Apr 30, 2018, 00:46 AM IST

PM Modi inspired by Gandhi's ideology on village development scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he was "deeply inspired" by the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi as he launched his "dream" village development project - Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) - here.

Oct 11, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

Indian villages can use 'solar power technology' to turn saltwater into potable water

Researchers have revealed that Indian villages could use solar power technology to turn salty water into sufficient potable water.

Sep 09, 2014, 11:27 AM IST

Pakistan Army supporting Rangers in firing on Indian villages: Ghulam Nabi Azad

A senior Congress leader on Thursday accused Pakistan army of "fully backing and guiding" Rangers in firing on civilian areas in the Indian side of the border and warned that such incidents would not be tolerated.

Aug 28, 2014, 20:55 PM IST

Will ensure villages, India`s poor have access to 24-hour electricity: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the nation that his government is taking all efforts to ensure that in coming years the villages and poor of India have access to 24 hours electricity.

Aug 21, 2014, 17:31 PM IST

‘Poorest of poor survive on Rs 17 a day in villages’

Poorest of poor in the country survive on barely Rs 17 per day in villages and Rs 23 a day in cities, as per the latest data released by the National Sample Survey Office Thursday.

Jun 20, 2013, 17:57 PM IST

55 villages to get broadband connectivity: Pitroda

Fifty-five village panchayats will hop-on the information super highway in the next few weeks.

Oct 30, 2012, 14:43 PM IST

Only 10 percent Indian villages fully sanitized: Jairam

Jairam Ramesh Monday said that only 10 percent of Indian villages have full sanitation coverage.

Mar 19, 2012, 19:40 PM IST

Over 37k villages still waiting for mobile connectivity: Deora

Over 37,000 villages in India were still waiting to get connected with the rest of the country through mobile telephony as of March this year, despite the government's efforts to facilitate expansion of networks to rural areas by offering a subsidy.

Sep 04, 2011, 16:21 PM IST

Over 37,000 villages have no mobile phones

Over 37,000 villages in the country have not got mobile phone connectivity till March 2011, according to data from the telecom department.

Sep 04, 2011, 12:08 PM IST