20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday launched an online monitoring system to check progress on skill development and enhancing livelihood opportunities for urban poor under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY).
31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Investments in Sukanya Samriddhi Account, the special deposit scheme for girl child, will earn higher interest rate of 9.2 percent, while the rate on popular tax saving Public Provident Fund has been retained at 8.7 percent for 2015-16.
16 Jan 2015
New Delhi: In a bid to encourage budding and existing entrepreneurs from Scheduled Castes, the government on Friday launched a scheme under which members of the reserved community will be offered concessional finance to start new business ventures.
04 Mar 2015
Mumbai: The proposed gold deposit scheme and REITs can release as much as one percent of GDP for productive investments, says a report.
12 Feb 2015
Kolkata: Bowing to the demand of taxi unions to relax the steep fine for refusing passengers, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a five-stage fine structure.
05 Feb 2015
New Delhi: As many as 10 crore LPG consumers have joined the ambitious scheme of getting cash subsidy in bank accounts to buy market priced cooking fuel, making it the world's largest direct benefit transfer and helping end black marketing.
03 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Allaying apprehensions of the unsuccessful applicants of its 'Housing Scheme-2014' who are yet to receive the refund of their deposits, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Friday said that a camp could soon be held at its headquarters for the purpose even as it hinted that the defaulting banks could be "blacklisted".
04 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Labour Ministry is preparing a mega housing scheme to offer affordable houses to over 5 crore subscribers of retirement fund body EPFO in the backdrop of the government's mission 'Housing for all by 2022'.
03 Feb 2015
New Delhi: A plea questioning the legality of data collection under the Aadhaar scheme was taken up by the Supreme Court, which asked the government to make its stand clear on the issue concerning the erstwhile UPA regime's flagship programme.