04 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The Member of Parliament Local Area Development scheme funds can be used for developing model villages under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY), Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
10 Feb 2015
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government has decided to honour 50 Panchayats in the state for achieving better female sex ratio. The state government will honour the 50 gram panchayats who succeeded in improving child sex ratio in the age group of 0-6 years as per the census of year 2011, Health minister Kaul Singh said on Monday.
05 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Prohibition orders will be declared in an entire taluka if more than 50 percent gram panchayats go to polls on a single day, State Election Commissioner said in view of the gram panchayat elections to be held this year in Maharashtra.
20 Feb 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a social audit of all 52,000 village panchayats in the state, an official said on Friday.
03 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government is open to the use of satellite technology, drones or special balloons for providing broadband connectivity to all the gram panchayats under the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday.
26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Government will roll out a pilot project to give a digital boost to the flagship rural job scheme MNREGA in gram panchayats to ensure its better implementation through mobile monitoring system.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Government's ambitious National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project has been delayed due to supply constraints, problems in timely availability of labour and time consuming survey work for the laying of optical fibre, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
30 Nov 2013
Chandigarh: Elections to 12 gram panchayats in Chandigarh will be held on December 15 and the model code of conduct came into force in the rural areas on Friday.
22 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Union Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot asked state governments to make all-out efforts to achieve the objectives of Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) in the country.
10 Jul 2013
As many as 21,441 gram panchayats in Andhra Pradesh will go to polls later this month. Elections will not be held in 149 gram panchayats due to various reasons, the State Election Commission said in a release on Tuesday.