COVID-19 impact: NITI Aayog suggests short-duration R&D projects for quick results; says self-reliance should be rural development model
NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar suggested a seven-point development model for India laying stress on the need to make development a public movement on the lines of the freedom movement.
The allocation announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for rural development in the Union Budget is notable.
Experts from health, education and rural development sectors on Monday suggested a dedicated fund for the protection of children, a policy to encourage healthy food habits, and more financial allocations for secondary-level schools
Narendra Modi launches pension scheme for small farmers from Jharkhand; move reflects NDA's emphasis on rural development
In its manifesto called 'Sankalp Patra', the BJP had promised investment to the tune of Rs 25 lakh crore in the next five years for rural development.
Govt forms high-powered committee to transform agriculture, raise farmers' income, suggest policy measures, attract investments
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday constituted a high-powered committee of chief ministers for the transformation of agriculture and raising farmers' income. The nine-member committee, headed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The committee will further suggest policy measures to boost agricultural export, raise growth in food processing and attract investments in modern market infrastructure, value chains and logistics, besides making other key suggestions.
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Used by Congress(I), Left and perfected by Trinamool, violence and votes go hand in hand in Bengal polls
Violence has always been the theme around which politics has played out in Bengal.
Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi condole death of Ladu Kishore Swain; PM lauds BJD MP's work in rural development
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed grief over the demise of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP from Aska, Ladu Kishore Swain
Khushveer Singh Jojawar wins Assembly poll from Marwar Junction seat; Rajasthan water warrior was sidelined by Congress
Jojawar’s story as a water warrior began in 1995, when the monsoon failed and the water table plummeted.
UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'
A total of 1,427 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) were reported till 9 August, 2018 in the state which led to 111 deaths. There over 5,400 cases in 2017, leading to 748 deaths, and 4,353 cases and 715 deaths in 2016.
The solar water purifier has been developed by scientists at the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute.
Narendra Modi govt’s Bastar 'development offensive' showing results, tribals getting first taste of freedom
The evening humdrum in Jagdalpur no way suggests the eradication of Maoism in Bastar but it does indicate that despite the threat, people have lives to live and they have started to do so at least in some parts of Bastar.
India's GDP will gain momentum over the coming decades and in turn bolster the mining and minerals sector, President Ram Nath Kovind said
Amit Shah said Union Budget gives new wings to aspirations of poor as he cited measures aimed at giving a boost to farmers, infrastructure, rural sector
More than 80% of the habitations in the country had been connected with all-weather roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), this was informed during a review meeting of the scheme
A state-wide programme, Jeevika today involves over 8.2 million rural women in self-help groups
The Dalit Mahila Vikas Mandal has been pushing for women in primarily agrarian Satara to be named in the title deeds of the homes and properties they live on
The Ministry has so far skilled 5.05 lakh rural candidates under DDU-GKY and has also been conducting skills training for self-employment through RSETI
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday said his government has made a lot of progress to bridge the gap between the administration and common people in order to put a check on middlemen.
The number and the definition of villages vary across databases, making it challenging to plan across sectors for a village development plan.
Nagaland CM allocates portfolios to inducted ministers;keeps finance,personnel, administrative for self
Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang allotted portfolios to the newly-inducted ministers