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Rural Development

Nirmala Sitharaman holds first pre-Budget meet on agri, rural issues

Sitharaman said that the concerns of the agriculture sector are high on the priority of the present government.

12 Jun 2019 2:02 AM

GST Council-like institutions needed for healthcare, rural development: Jaitley

I think a body like the GST Council, as a federal institution can do that job (coordination), said Arun Jaitley.

20 Mar 2019 3:44 PM

Horse sense, and the promise of inclusive development

Equal attention has to be paid to implementation gaps in order to achieve success.

06 Mar 2019 2:38 AM

Interim Budget focused on rural and agriculture sector: DBS bank

Govt revised up the FY19 fiscal deficit at -3.4 per cent of the GDP vs -3.3 per cent in the budgeted estimate.

02 Feb 2019 12:17 PM

PM Modi plans to raise rural spending by 16 pc to woo rural voters: sources

In its interim budget on Friday, the govt is set to earmark about 1.3 trillion for the Ministry of Rural Development.

31 Jan 2019 3:17 PM


Raising goats can help India in doubling farmers income: IFAD

The IFAD is partnering with the government, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Agri-solutions for this.

16 Apr 2018 5:59 PM

Govt raises Nabard's capital by six-times to Rs 30,000 crore

Nabard is the main agency for implementing RIFD scheme.

15 Apr 2018 2:13 PM

Akola CEO talks of Patil’s tender threat

Ranjit Patil was forcing me regarding the tender of public work department (PWD) Akola. I told him that doing so would be illegal.

15 Feb 2018 3:31 AM

E-villages named after late Jayalalithaa to be set up: TN CM

The government will also set up a Fisheries College and Research Institute in Nagapattinam district.

14 Jul 2017 4:14 PM

School for grannies: Unique school for village grandmothers make a year

Grandchildren wave them off, or sometimes accompany them, not that this group need to be cajoled into going.

07 Mar 2017 2:09 PM


Odisha: IIT alumnus forsakes remunerative career to contest rural body polls

The 50-year-old Nihar Ranjan Beura wants to give back to society he was brought up in.

17 Jan 2017 8:19 PM