26 Feb 2012
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that the Congress is fighting the Uttar Pradesh election to form its own government and stressed that it was "not a make-or-break" election for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
29 Apr 2012
In a bid to ensure overall development of the Gram Panchayats, Union Minister for Rural Development, Jairam Ramesh on Saturday has announced Rs 4 Lakh to each village and said that the ‘Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan’ would be launched soon. Under this campaign, each Gram Panchayat will be converted into Nirmal Gram Panchayat.
09 Aug 2011
With a view to conduct surveillance and evaluation of schemes run by the Union Rural Development Ministry, the newly appointed Minister Jairam Ramesh informed on Monday that the NGOs (Non Government Organisation) will be roped in for the assessment task.
31 Mar 2012
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday assured Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav that no central-aided projects in the state would be left hanging at the central level.
05 Oct 2011
In order to check corruption in the Centre’s flagship programme Mahatma Gangdhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Schemes (MNREGS), the Centre is all set to make ‘Aadhaar’ number mandatory for labourers to get wages.
01 Aug 2011
After the preliminary approval from West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee on Land Acquisition Bill, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that drafted bill may be modified as per the suggestion Trinamool Congress (TMC).
22 Nov 2011
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to woo the West Bengal cadre IAS officers to boost her claim for economic package for the cash strapped state.
31 Mar 2012
Hoping for better coordination between the Centre and the new UP government, Union Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said a meeting with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav would be held every two months to discuss ways for giving a momentum to various works.
14 Aug 2011
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said that proper utilization of welfare schemes like MGNREGA, PMGSY, IAY should be made to combat Left Wing Extremism (LWE).
20 Jun 2016
Medininagar (Jharkhand): Ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday said if Prime Minister Narendra Modi bans liquor throughout the nation, he would participate in the 'Yoga Day'.