20 Apr 2015
Jamshedpur: A former employee of a public sector unit Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) was arrested on the charge of duping people to the tune of crores of rupees through his chit fund company, police said on Monday.
27 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday allayed apprehensions over continuance or dilution of MNREGA scheme launched during the previous UPA rule and said all necessary funds have been released.
27 Feb 2015
Mumbai: National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) on Friday welcomed the Centre's decision to approve a Rs 200 crore Central Sector Scheme for promotion of national agricultural market.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government is likely to issue by May the guidelines on gold monetisation scheme, which will replace the present gold deposit and gold metal loan schemes, a top finance ministry official said on Monday.
23 Feb 2015
New Delhi: About 75 percent of the 15 crore LPG consumers in the country are getting cash subsidy directly in their bank accounts to help them buy cooking fuel at market price, making it the world's largest direct benefit transfer scheme.
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).
19 Feb 2015
Lucknow: BSP on Thursday accused the Akhilesh Yadav government of "befooling" people by changing names of various welfare schemes of the previous government and discontinuing SP's populist schemes which helped it "gain" power in UP.
19 Feb 2015
Bangkok: Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was on Thursday indicted for negligence in overseeing a controversial rice subsidy programme that lost billions of dollars and resulted in the country temporarily losing its crown as the world's top rice exporter to India.
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.
11 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Stating that the deficit in the Employees' Pension Scheme Fund is not a concern, Labour Ministry is taking steps to bridge the asset-liability gap in the same, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.