24 Mar 2012
Expressing serious concern over the poor performance of Indira Awaas Yojna in Bihar and Jharkhand, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday asked the respective Chief Ministers to address the issue seriously.
08 Apr 2015
Patna: Bihar Legislative Assembly on Wednesday witnessed pandemonium following acrimonious exchanges between ruling and opposition benches on the Centre's cutting down of funds under Indira Awas Yojna for the poor.
02 Apr 2013
The Bihar government has issued notices to 3.20 lakh beneficiaries for non-construction of houses under the Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) in spite of availing funds for the purpose, while 93 others have been booked for similar offences, a Minister said.
12 Mar 2012
The Bihar government on August 19, 1993 had laid the foundation stone of 176 houses under the highly ambitious Indira Awaas project at Angara village’s Korpuri Nagar Tola region in Gaya district.
08 May 2011
Union government's ambitious project 'Indira Awaas Yojna' (IAY) to provide residential accommodations to people hailing from financially weak background in rural areas, has failed to benefit the deserving candidates. By clubbing hands with the concerned authorities, villagers belonging to financially sound families are being allotted several houses under the project launched in 1985, but the needy persons are yet to avail the facilities.
10 Jan 2013
With an aim of helping rural poor to have their own affordable houses, Government on Thursday raised the amount of assistance from Rs 45,000 to Rs 70,000 for construction of a dwelling unit.
31 Aug 2011
Nitish Kumar government has been widely praised for the kind of governance he has provided to the state over the last few years, but it seems the state has to go a long way.
11 Jan 2016
Patna: A Bihar government website has said that Indira Gandhi's rule was worse than that of the British, angering Congress which is a constituent of the ruling coalition.
18 Sep 2014
Patna: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of house for all in next seven years, the Centre has enhanced unit cost for building dwellings under Indira Awas Yojna by Rs 25,000 by including labour and toilet components, Union minister of State for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Upendra Kushwaha said on Thursday.
03 Aug 2012
NHRC was on Friday critical of government's two flagship programmes MNREGA and Indira Awas Yojna, saying these have "inherent and fundamental flaws" and failed to serve their purpose.