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Govt reaches consensus on Land Bill
Thu, Apr 18, 2013

We have reached a broad consensus on the Land Acquisition Bill: Kamal Nath

Govt reaches out to CPM for support on land Bill
Wed, Apr 17, 2013

Ahead of the yet another all-party meet over the contentious Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill,the government is trying to reach out to various CPM leaders who have opposed the Bill in the current form

UP,Bihar miss women workforce target
Sun, Apr 14, 2013

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act promises 100 days of employment every year to each rural household.

Govt reaches out to Oppn on Land Bill
Fri, Apr 12, 2013

It hopes to ensure the Bill’s smooth passage in the second half of the Budget session,beginning April 22.

J&K needs development,not secret agencies: Jairam
Mon, Apr 08, 2013

In what could be construed as an indictment of the tendency of the Centre to prioritise intelligence rather than political inputs in Jammu and Kashmir

Not leaving govt as yet,says Jairam
Sun, Apr 07, 2013

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday dismissed talk of him quitting the Cabinet to join the Congress election strategy team for the Lok Sabha polls

Don’t see Kashmiris with suspicion: Omar
Sun, Apr 07, 2013

In a passionate appeal to not treat Kashmiris “with suspicion”,J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said his government

Govt plans panel to draft exclusion criteria for pension
Mon, Apr 01, 2013

After setting up the Mihir Shah-led task force to recommend restructuring of the pension framework,the Rural Development Ministry

Centre wants states to push land reforms,sends advisories
Wed, Mar 27, 2013

The advisories have been already issued to 13 states — Andhra Pradesh,Bihar,Chhattisgarh,Gujarat,Karnataka,Kerala,Maharashtra,Madhya Pradesh,Orissa,Punjab,Tamil Nadu,Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

Free homes to rural poor on shaky ground
Tue, Mar 19, 2013

The latest proposed ‘welfare’ offering by the UPA government at the Centre — free homes to shelterless rural poor — is not just a misled policy

After food,UPA proposes homes for rural poor
Thu, Mar 14, 2013

The ministry hopes to introduce the bill in the monsoon session of Parliament

Changes seek to make assessing land value easy
Thu, Mar 14, 2013

In a move that would make it easier to ascertain the accurate market value of land,the Ministry of Rural Development has readied draft amendments to the Registration Act,1908.

Ministry to rejig norms for rural housing plan
Mon, Mar 11, 2013

In a bid to bring in more accountability and improve fund utilisation,the Ministry of Rural Development is in the process of revising the guidelines of its marquee rural housing scheme,the Indira Awas Yojna

Ensure NREGA wages in line with Minimum Wage Act: Roy to PMO
Sat, Mar 09, 2013

Roy,her Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan and fellow activists have been campaigning to amend Section 6(1) of the MGNREG Act to ensure its wage is not less than minimum wage for unskilled agricultural workers.

Parleys between govt,workers over universal pension scheme
Fri, Mar 08, 2013

Meanwhile,Ramesh told the Rajya Sabha that the government is planning to link pension with inflation index

Pension scheme for all proposal gets ministry nod
Tue, Mar 05, 2013

While unorganised workers began a protest at Jantar Mantar for universal pension,the Ministry of Rural Development Monday accepted all recommendations

Budget ‘pro-rich’,say NAC members
Mon, Mar 04, 2013

Even as Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s Union Budget for 2013-14 is being touted as a ‘balanced’ budget,members of the Congress president Sonia Gandhi

NAC against making Aadhaar mandatory
Wed, Feb 27, 2013

The National Advisory Council continued to remain sceptical about the implementation of Aadhaar scheme and Direct Benefits Transfer project

Jairam Ramesh ministry may get over 5% allocation hike
Tue, Feb 26, 2013

Even as the government is looking at pruning its expenditure given the fiscal situation,the Rural Development Ministry is likely to see a slight increase in its annual allocation in this year’s budget