44 new services at Bapuji Seva Kendras  

Along with the services offered by the RDPR department, people can also avail services provided by the departments of labour, health, family welfare, power, women and child welfare. 

published on : 4th October 2023

RD divisions told to expedite projects

Principal Secretary of the Rural Development Department Sanjay Singh has instructed the departmental engineers to complete the tender process of the remaining projects sanctioned prior to 2021-22.

published on : 2nd October 2023

Women SHG, PRI members in Odisha to teach road safety in rural areas

The women SHG members and PRI will be trained on educate road users on traffic rules, traffic regulations and related matters.

published on : 1st October 2023

Centre carrying out 'planned euthanasia' of MGNREGA, says Congress

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh shared a media report which claimed that the MGNREGS social audit units were in a state of paralysis in many states.

published on : 29th September 2023

Take up Punjab dues with PM, Mann to Governor

Mann said due to non-receipt of dues of RDF and MDF, the state government will be unable to repay the loans and take the rural development.

published on : 22nd September 2023

Rural NGOs in Karnataka to get digital makeover

In Karnataka, over the next two years (2025) about 3,000 NGOs are expected to be digitised.

published on : 21st September 2023

AIIB team lauds Andhra Pradesh rural road project

The delegation called on Chief Secretary KS Jawahar Reddy at his camp office here on Tuesday and expressed its satisfaction over the progress of rural road works.

published on : 20th September 2023

Odisha government draws big plan to transform rural infrastructure

An estimated Rs 3,000 crore will be spent under the programme to create the rural economic corridor.

published on : 17th September 2023

Two months on, green shoots of rural demand seem to have withered

FMCG companies in India have been facing challenging times over the past couple of years due to dampened demand from rural areas, which comprise a major chunk of sales.

published on : 15th September 2023

  At 222%, Kerala’s rural teledensity four times higher than national average

Total number of subscriptions in Kerala stands at 4.36 crore — 1.95 crore in rural areas and 2.41 crore in urban areas.

published on : 6th September 2023

Kerala Anti-Social Activities Prevention Act invoked against a history-sheeter

The detained person is Tony, 26, of Uppukal. Kaapa was invoked against him following a report submitted by Ernakulam rural police chief Vivek Kumar.

published on : 4th September 2023

Pradhan attacks BJD over funds to women self-help groups

Says 40L women SHGs of state received loans of Rs 25,000 crore from centre

published on : 31st August 2023

Maharashtra’s Padwoman: A woman officer determined to make sanitary napkins easily available at PDS shops

She says only 12% of women in India and 66% of them mostly in urban areas of Maharashtra use hygienic sanitary pads. In rural areas, only 17% women use sanitary napkins. 

published on : 27th August 2023

HDFC Bank aims to reach 2.25 lakh villages by next March

“The strategy for growth (in semi-urban and rural areas) has to be physical plus digital because one is not going to work without the other," said Rahul Shukla.

published on : 25th August 2023

Despite arrests, Odisha police far from cracking Mahanga death case

Meanwhile, dissatisfied over the police investigation, the local unit of Congress said it will gherao Mahanga police station on August 26.    

published on : 24th August 2023

GRI professors feature in list of world's most influential scientists for fourth consecutive year

At least five research papers published by all classified scientists are ranked based on the field and subfield-specific percentages.

published on : 24th August 2023

Odisha govt’s roadmap for development in rural areas

Besides, the Jharkhand team was also informed how focus on use of new technology, steps to ensure quality and maintenance have changed the scenario of rural Odisha.

published on : 18th August 2023

‘Recover bond amount from docs who absconded from govt service’

DMS tells JDs 700 docs have decamped in 20 yrs causing Rs 100-cr loss to exchequer

published on : 7th August 2023

Odisha government to develop rural industrial parks in 80 blocks

The government is keen on developing these parks at the earliest as the one set up at Borigumma has been successful,” he said.

published on : 4th August 2023

Rural south Indians opt for traditional treatments, in-state medical facilities due to better infra: Survey

A recent pan-India surey found that they “equally prefer public primary-level facilities and public secondary-level facilities, with private hospitals being a distant third for serious ailments.”

published on : 2nd August 2023
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