rural development


Welfare of sr citizens: 'Remove cap on maintenance to elderly'

Jun 13 2018

The ministry has proposed widening the definition of children to include sons-in law and daughters-in-law via amendments in an act on the welfare of sr citizens.

Fadnavis approves filling up of 36,000 vacant posts

May 16 2018

Devendra Fadnavis gave his approval to fill 36,000 vacant posts in different departments of the state government, especially in agriculture and rural development departments.

No scheme to provide houses to differently abled BPL: Govt

Mar 08 2018

The Centre has not formulated any scheme to provide houses to differently abled persons living below poverty line in the country, Yadav informed LS.

Indian Overseas Bank inks pact with National Housing Bank

Jan 23 2018

The scheme aims to provide subsidy for loans to households in rural areas for taking up construction and modification activities.

Sebi bans Active Rural Development, 4 directors for 4 yrs

Jan 07 2018

Sebi has banned ARDIL and its four directors for at least four years and directed them to refund the money that had collected illegally from investors.

HDFC Bank to develop 1,000 villages under CSR by FY'19

Nov 23 2017

HDFC Bank said it aims to transform lives in 1,000 villages by March 2019 as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Charge sheet against Kolkata chit funds for Rs 335 cr fraud: CBI

Nov 01 2017

CBI said it has filed a charge sheet against the chairman and directors of two Kolkata-based private companies in a chit fund fraud case of Rs 335 crore.

Banks to provide funds at 7% to women SHGs under DAY-NRLM

Oct 18 2017

The RBI said banks will provide funds to women SHGs (self help groups) in rural areas at 7% under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission.

Positives emerge from project to curb child labour in tobacco farming

Jun 17 2017

A project to reduce and eventually eliminate the use of child labour by tobacco growers has had a positive fallout -- a significant improvement in school attendance.

Prepare 2 yr action plan for Swachh Bharat: Govt to ministries

Apr 27 2017

PMO has directed all the ministries to prepare a two-year action plan for implementation of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

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