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Ministry of Rural Development


Rural ministry to focus on 3-5 lakh women SHGs to scale up enterprises

July 29, 2019 7:13 am

Under the Aajeevika-National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), these SHGs groups will now be formalised so that they can avail higher loans and scale up their enterprise.

Rural development works now rely on geotagged verifications

November 23, 2018 2:25 am

Taking off two months ago, the Ministry of Rural Development now has public images of over one lakh assets, with everything from sewage drainage pipes and borewells to water tanks and streetlights.

MGNREGA much exploited, will go ahead with tweak: Govt

October 16, 2014 7:41 pm

This comes 2-days after economists urged the PM to not dilute the provisions of the rural employment guarantee programme.

UPA flagship MNREGS loses sheen

April 28, 2014 2:32 am

Only 10% takers for 100 days.

Land acquisition Act to come into effect from January 1

December 18, 2013 2:37 am

The legislation also provides for rehabiliation and resettlement benefits in addition to one-time cash payments.

Plan Panel convenes meeting on mining issue

October 28, 2013 1:42 am

Representatives of concerned ministries will participate in the meeting,scheduled for November.

SC order on Aadhaar may hit enrolment pace

September 30, 2013 1:20 am

It is also feared that the Aadhaar enrolment target may be missed.

With no land bank,18,000 bereft of IAY

August 30, 2013 3:04 am

MRD : Govt helps beneficiaries construct houses on their land

Rural jobs: Govt says priority is completing unfinished works

August 12, 2013 2:58 am

The flagship job guarantee scheme of the ministry promises a hundred days of manual labour

States told to help expedite socio-economic caste census

August 10, 2013 2:45 am

To speed up the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) and ensure data accuracy


PM Modi interacts with PMRD fellows

February 08, 2016 2:34 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with over 230 youth, who have been working in rural areas under the Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows (PMRDF) Scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development. Several participants shared their thoughts on themes such as development of the North-East, rural education, tribal development, organic farming, and welfare of the disabled with PM Modi. The PM appreciated the participants for working with dedication and devotion in rural and backward areas of the country, often withstanding peer and family pressures. The Prime Minister also released a book "Scripting Change", which visually demonstrates the essence of the work being done by PMRD Fellows across the country.