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IGNOU launches three new online courses in rural development, check curriculum and application details here

February 10, 2022 9:24 am

Interested candidates can visit the official website — — to apply for these courses.

IIM Bangalore to offer rural entrepreneurship incubation programme

July 20, 2021 12:09 pm

The programme aims to create an ecosystem to nurture, support and provide opportunities for professionals to become development entrepreneurs.

Sitharaman directs NABARD to help J&K, Ladakh increase farm produce, utilise solar energy

November 13, 2019 6:12 pm

While stressing on the need to exploit solar energy in the high altitude deserts of Ladakh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said: “I have requested Chairman of NABARD to visit Jammu and Kashmir so that NABARD can support the farmers there."

Maharashtra scouts for talent: Rs 3 lakh per month for rural doctors

August 05, 2018 8:33 am

Dr Neelambari Salunkhe, attached with Directorate of Health Services, said in some districts where vacancies are huge, negotiation in salaries has been government’s last resort. “These are tribal and Naxalite areas mostly,” she said.

Maharashtra govt will strengthen cooperative sector: CM Devendra Fadnavis

October 06, 2017 3:40 am

Devendra Fadnavis also highlighted the role of BSE India for its support to the business community, and said BSE India could be a great tourist spot in Mumbai.

Rural development: Panel to rejig way schemes reach people

January 03, 2016 3:18 am

Panel set up by the Ministry of Rural Development will look at Socio-economic Caste Census instead of poverty ratio.

Centre to set up task force to study migration impact

August 13, 2015 3:19 am

National Sample Survey data shows that one in three households in urban areas are migrant households.

Bengal got most funds under MNREGA: Subrata Mukherjee

June 30, 2015 12:14 am

In Bengal, out of 100 days of employment guaranteed under MGNREGA, on an average, people had worked for 34 days.

More funds for NREGA sought

April 24, 2015 3:07 am

Committee, recommends that the department should pursue with the Ministry of Finance and Niti Aayog for higher budgetary allocation of fund for MNREGA scheme.

Tracking Transition 2014: Rural Development- After conflicting signals, some key challenges

December 30, 2014 10:52 am

Gadkari and Singh sent out conflicting signals on government’s stance on key rural schemes and legislation.


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.