15 Feb 2012
Expressing satisfaction over the overall development of Bihar, Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh said that the Centre was ready to give more funds to the state if it so demanded in an appropriate manner.
27 Aug 2013
Gwalior: Rural Development Ministry would join hands with a leading defence research organization to push eco-friendly bio-toilets in villages in four states where the menace of open defecation remained unaddressed.
16 Nov 2011
Refusing to end the war of words between the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government over the alleged irregularities in the MNREGA funds in the state, Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh has again fired a salvo at Chief Minister Mayawati.
09 Oct 2011
Maoists can be defeated ideologically if programmes meant for rural development are successfully implemented, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday.
28 Jan 2013
Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Sunday expressed his desire that he should be cremated in Saranda and be christened as Jairam Ramesh Munda.
18 Jul 2016
Hyderabad: Amid the clamour within a section of Congress for Priyanka Gandhi to take an active political role, senior leader Jairam Ramesh has said no individual has a magic wand to revive the party and a team effort is the only way forward.
10 Nov 2011
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said the schemes under his ministry would be audited through the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).
28 Aug 2011
A peaceful social revolution in rural India is possible only through self-help groups of women, said Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh here on Saturday.
17 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former environment minister Jairam Ramesh alleged that the current government was "dismantling" the edifice of green laws in the name of achieving "faster economic growth".
30 Aug 2011
Admitting that progress of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojan (PMGSY) is not "satisfactory," Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday informed Parliament that the government will accelerate pace of implementation of the programme.