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Centre wants states to speed up project execution

September 2016

The Centre has urged the states to speed up the execution of central schemes to achieve the goal of “developed India”. Addressing an All India Concla...

Central schemes, Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Guwahati, Assam, NDA government, PMAY, SECC census, Indira Aawas Yojana, Cold mix, Fly ash, Geo-textiles, Plastic, Waste materials

Rural roads construction pace increases to 139 km per day

September 2016

The construction pace of roads built under the flagship scheme of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) has increased to 139 km per day. Earli...

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, Amarjeet Sinha, Rural Development, Roads, Geo-textiles, Copper, Home Ministry

Fund gap for Biju bridge scheme

June 2016

Even as the state government has made an ambitious target to construct 150 new bridges under Biju Setu Yojana and complete 364 under construction bri...

State government, Biju Setu Yojana, Construction bridges, Rural Development Department

Rural road target an uphill task for Odisha

May 2016

After reducing the deadline for completion of rural roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) by three years from 2022 to 2019...

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, PMGSY, Ministry of Rural Development, MoRD

The road to safety

April 2016

With a population of over a billion people, it's no surprise that fatalities from road accidents in India amount to little more than just statistics....

Road safety, Heavy traffic, Road Transport, Safety Bill, Rural Development Gopinath Munde, Road infrastructure, Global NCAP, Bharat New Vehicle Safety Assessment Programme, Harman Singh, Vinod Kumar Kanumala, IFROS, World Health Organization, RTO, Milind Bharambe, Supreme Court

Indian Cement Conference 2015

February 2016

Organised by CII´s cement industry division on December 16, 2015, at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi, the event featured around 200 delegates, including top e...

CII, Hotel Lalit, Indian Cement Industry, Smart Cities, Ajay Kapur, Ambuja Cement, Mahendar Singhi, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, Shailendra Singh, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Chaudhary Birender Singh, Minister of Rural Development, AMRUT, Panellists, Ajay Kapur

The Rockefeller Foundation launches ‘Smart Power for Rural Development’ Initiative

April 2015

The Rockefeller Foundation yesterday launched ‘Smart Power for Rural Development, an initiative that aims to bring electricity to 1000 villages over ...

Piyush Goyal, Rockefeller Foundation, Smart Power for Rural Development, Renewable energy, Electricity, Jaideep Mukherji, Power, Coal, ESCO, NGO, Dr Judith Rodin, Mini-grids, Energy Service Companies, Telecom tower, ACCCRN

Government approves road projects worth Rs 438 crore in J&K

September 2014

The Union Minister for Rural Development, Sanitation, Drinking Water & Panchayat Raj, Nitin Gadkari has recently approved 28 rural road projects wort...

Nitin Gadkari, Rural Development, Road, Projects, PMGSY
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