25 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The ambitious scheme of giving cash subsidy on cooking gas directly to consumers has become the world's largest direct benefit transfer with 2.5 crore households getting about Rs 550 crore since November 15.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: With an estimated three crore people having been identified as homeless, government will soon come out with a scheme to provide housing to all, government said in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
15 Jan 2015
Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday asked his BJP party workers to refrain from staging dharna or putting up road blockades unnecessarily, and ensure that government schemes are implemented properly.
12 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has decided to shut its medical colleges as this is not its core function, leading to the students protesting the move on Monday.
04 Dec 2014
New Delhi: To help channelise small savings, government has launched a special deposit scheme for girl child -- Sukanya Samriddhi Account-- which can be opened in banks and post offices and half of the funds can be withdrawn for her higher education and marriage.
29 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Seeking to ensure refund of deposit money to all unsuccessful applicants in the 'Housing Scheme 2014', DDA has issued show-cause notices to defaulting banks and directed them to refund the money by December 31 or face action, DDA officials said.
28 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Lucky winners of DDA's housing scheme will begin the New Year on a joyous note as the housing authority will start handing over the flats from January 1.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said persons already having bank account need not open a fresh one to avail benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).
15 Dec 2014
Nagpur: Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse on Monday told Legislative Council here that the government is planning to grant subsidies to small irrigation schemes in the state this year even as it aims to meet the two-year backlog first.
08 Jan 2015
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Thursday doubled to Rs 2 lakh the amount of loan furnished by cooperative banks under the Gold Loan – Bullet Repayment scheme.