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.
25 Jun 2016
Patna: In order to promote Sukanya Sammriddhi Account for the welfare of girl child, the Department of Posts has set a target of making 'Sukanya Gram' in two villages of each district of Bihar at the earliest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
17 Jun 2016
New Delhi: In restricted activity, urad and its dal prices firmed up by Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today largely on speculative buying driven by paucity of ready stocks.
27 Feb 2013
In an indication of shortage of academic infrastructure in Bihar, about two-third of all gram panchayats did not have secondary schools, a minister admitted on Tuesday.
28 Apr 2012
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said the Centre had fixed a target to make every Gram Panchayat as "Nirmal Gram Panchayat" in next ten year