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.
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.
08 Dec 2014
Burdwan: In line with the state government's commitment for a transparent and timely public service delivery for ensuring good governance, Burdwan district administration has launched online grievance redressal mechanism, a top district official said on Monday.
16 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday approved five projects costing Rs 317.54 crore for providing housing facilities to poor people living in slums in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Rohtak towns.
23 Nov 2013
Itanagar: A scam in a centrally sponsored scheme has reportedly surfaced in the state with the All Arunachal Contractor Welfare Association alleging Rs 1,000 crore scandal in Indira Awas Yojana, implemented by the department of Rural Development.
21 May 2015
Ghaziabad: Making Ghaziabad a "world class city" is the first priority and all developmental projects will be completed within a time frame, said newly appointed GDA Vice Chairman Vijay Yadav, who has assumed the charge on Wednesday.
05 Jan 2015
Chennai: Launching yet another populist scheme, Tamil Nadu government on Monday rolled out the 'Amma Cement', where it will sell the key construction component at subsidised rate.
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.
06 Nov 2012
Bihar has issued show cause notices to 175 officials for their failure to provide funds to beneficiaries of Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) during the 2012-2013 financial year in the state, an official on Monday said.