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Union Government constitutes DISHA for timely implementation of Central Schemes

The Union Government has constituted the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) for effective development and coordination of Central Government’s programme. It will be known as DISHA and first meeting will be held on August 13, 2016. It will monitor the implementation of 28 schemes and programmes of Union Ministry of Rural Development and ..

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2019 new deadline for completion of PMGSY

Union Government has reduced the deadline for completion of flagship Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for rural connectivity through all- weather roads from 2022 to 2019. The annual allocation of the Central release for PMGSY works during year 2015-16 also has been increased by 5,000 crore rupees. With this, the total Central allocation to ..

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Ministry of Rural Development launches ‘SAMANVAY’ portal for Gram Panchayats

Union Ministry of Rural Development has launched ‘SAMANVAY’ web portal to monitor progress and implementation of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) for development of Gram Panchayats. It was launched by Union Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh. SAMANVAY web portal consist a compilation of all Government schemes of both Centra and State governments for ..

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Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde dies

Rural Development Minister and senior BJP leader from Maharashtra Gopinath Munde (64) died in a road accident in Delhi, while he was on his way to Delhi airport when his car was rammed by a speeding Indica, leading to his death. Although he didn’t suffer any serious injuries, he seemingly underwent a shock in the shock of accident. Munde was chosen ..

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MoU signed between Union Ministry of Rural Development and Digital Green

The Union Ministry of Rural Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Digital Green (Microsoft Research Project) to document best agricultural practices and disseminates this to all rural agricultural households headed by women. This initiative will be kick-started through self-help groups working with women farmers engaged in traditional agriculture, non-timber forest produce and livestock ..

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