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Monday, November 17, 2014
The money deposited under the accounts opened through the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana so far is Rs.5,000 crore, he said in Sydney.
More on rural-urban divide AND: banking
, finance (general)
, national politics
Sunday, November 2, 2014
We will set up ‘One Stop Crisis Centres’ soon. The idea is that women facing any kind of problems can come seek help, be it counselling or legal aid- Amrapali KataWDCWD Commissioner »
More on rural-urban divide AND: citizens initiative and recall
, civil and public service
, government departments
, public finance
, social conditions
Monday, September 15, 2014
The government on Monday indicated that it may restrict the rural job scheme MNREGA only to tribal and backward districts of the country.
Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari said tha...
More on rural-urban divide AND: agriculture
, social services
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June 12, 2014
Nisha Pahuja talks about her film, ‘The World Before Her,’ which hits the screens today
February 2, 2014
Aim for Seva was established in 2000 with the aim of making education accessible to children in rural areas. »
January 19, 2014
The expenditure of funds against allocation by PRIs in 30 districts was 41.25 per cent and expenditure against the release of funds by the State government was 73.48 per cent.
December 28, 2013
Poverty-stricken women had given away their newborns for adoption
December 1, 2013
Is the voting population a true reflection of the country’s population? New data for Delhi indicates that marginalised groups are less likely to be registered or vote, but the election commission...
November 13, 2013
It is easy to enrol them in school, but difficult to retain them
October 19, 2013
Denying basic amenities to residents of ‘unrecognised’ slums is an affront to their dignity; resettling them fails to address their concerns and is unviable financially
October 15, 2013
The government has identified 15 basic amenities to enhance quality of life in villages. It has asked gram panchayats (GPs) to make all these facilities available to the people. These include drin...
October 2, 2013
Many Chief Ministers have lost power after visiting the town
September 15, 2013
A friend of mine, who is a doctor in Thiruvananthapuram, called me the other day to tell this story. He recently built a house in one of the city suburbs. One day, a man who lives nearby, came and...
KULHOR VILLAGE (MP),
March 19, 2014
Almost every village on the eroded state highway from Bhopal begins with a saffron signage of the Hindutva youth group Bajrang Dal. It reads: “Hindu Rashtra ka Hindu Gaon”—which means ‘Hindu villa...
January 29, 2014
According to a report by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, India has the highest population of illiterate adults at 287 million
December 31, 2013
Plan to take up construction of 2,500 houses under Rajiv Awas Yojna
December 5, 2013
Aims to set up 600 water purifying plants in the country by 2014 »
November 30, 2013
In remote Kutch, social workers and activists are working hard to make government schemes accessible to the poor.
October 21, 2013
The non-recognition of new slums is a serious problem for the urban poor (“India’s invisible population,” Oct. 19). It leads to lack of basic services like drinking water, electricity and educatio...
October 17, 2013
India needs to have development banking that speaks the voice of the people
October 14, 2013
Delhi’s new law on public-private partnership for land development seems tailor-made to suit big builders and marginalise housing for economically weaker sections
September 20, 2013
The National Nutrition Survey 2011 released here has indicated that stunting, wasting and micronutrient malnutrition are endemic in Pakistan. The report said the increasing rate of chronic and acu...
September 1, 2013
The Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR) has finalised a comprehensive scheme for supplying purified drinking water to all villages in the state.
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.