User: leigh Topic: Micro Credit
Category: SHGs
Last updated: Jul 22 2017 23:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 23,324    
5,000 saplings to expand green cover 22.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project has plans to expand green cover in the district by planting saplings of various species of trees.

Participating in the Vanamahotsava organised at Veer Savarkar Park at Uppalli here, the project's district unit director Geetha said it has been planned to plant 5,000 saplings including jamun, rosewood, neem and mango at 55 villages in the district. The local self-help groups will be tasked with nurturing the plants, she added.

Saplings distributed
To encourage afforestation alone, two lakh saplings of different species have been distributed across the state. That apart, 29 lakh processed seed balls have been distributed, she said.

Geetha said that it is essential to conserve the forest cover for next generation.

Taluk programme officer KBaby, president of Vivekananda Youth Association Raju and others were present.
Also found in: [+]
Ministry of Railways undertakes various Initiatives to improve Catering Services 22.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
23 Million passengers travel on Indian Railways on a daily basis. Indian Railways provide approximately 1.1 million meals to passengers every day out of these 1 million are provided on board itself.
Also found in: [+]
Here's why women must eat with their families to change India's mindset 22.7.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The breadwinner gets sufficient food, children get next share and women take the remains
Also found in: [+]
Government to launch 'Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana' 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The government will launch a new scheme, named Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY), to provide an alternative source of livelihood to members of Self Help Groups (SHGs).
Also found in: [+]
Tomar wants to help women SHGs sell items online 20.7.2017 TOI: India
Also found in: [+]
Ministry of Rural Development to launch Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana 20.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 20: The Ministry of Rural Development will launch a new sub-scheme under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) which will be named as "Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY)".
Also found in: [+]
Ministry of Rural Development to launch Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana 20.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Rural Development will launch a new sub-scheme under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) which will be named as “Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY)”.
Also found in: [+]
Kerala government housing plan to cover 466 transgender persons 20.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
Also found in: [+]
Kerala plans a housing project for transgenders 20.7.2017 TOI: India
Also found in: [+]
Sena justifies decision of giving prime plot to NGO 19.7.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
After the Opposition slammed the ruling Shiv Sena for giving away a prime plot of land in Vakola to a Bangalore-based NGO Akshaya Patra Foundation for setting up a kitchen that will provide mid-day meals to mere 5,000 students, the Shiv Sena has now justified its decision. It claims that the number of students will gradually increase up to 50,000. Last week, group leaders of political parties of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) cleared a proposal to provide a 3,000 square meter amenity plot at Vakola to the NGO to facilitate mid-day meals. The proposal was backed by the ruling Shiv Sena. However, the political parties, as well as women self-help groups (SHG), alleged that the plot was given away to the NGO without giving an opportunity to a city based organisation. The civic body had recently taken possession of the plot from a premium hotel. The cost of the plot has been estimated around Rs 300 crore as per the present ready reckoner rate. Manoj Kotak, BJP group leader had said that the number ...
Also found in: [+]
Ukhrul has the potential of opening floriculture industry, says SDO 18.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Ukhrul has the potential of opening floriculture industry, says SDO
Also found in: [+]
NABARD launches national-level financial inclusion survey 17.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
NABARD has launched a water campaign to cover around one lakh villages in vulnerable and water-stressed areas where groundwater is over exploited, Bankers' Institute of Rural Development joint director K S Pai said. Speaking at the 36th Foundation Day of NABARD on BIRD campus here recently, she said NABARD is giving a greater push to promote digital technology adoption among rural masses through the Financial Inclusion Fund. A national-level financial inclusion survey has also been launched, he added. She said NABARD has touched the lives of 100 million poor rural households through its SHG-Bank Linkage Programme under which more than eight crore rural women have been provided with sustainable rural livelihood opportunities through credit, capacity-building and market linkages. Under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund, NABARD has cumulatively disbursed Rs 2.30 lakh crore which has helped in creation of additional irrigation potential of 291 lakh hectare, creation of rural road network of Rs 4.28 lakh ...
Also found in: [+]
Chhattisgarh's Ambikapur, a Swachh Bharat model 15.7.2017 Features
The town has mobilised community, given livelihood to women and turned waste into a resource
Also found in: [+]
Jubilee of SHG bank linkage 14.7.2017 Hindu: National
Nabard initiative in women’s empowerment celebrated
Also found in: [+]
Minors still tie the knot 14.7.2017 HBL: Home
Seventy districts in 13 States have high incidence of child marriages
Also found in: [+]
Goa govt comes to the aid of food processing units to generate employment 14.7.2017 TOI: Goa
Also found in: [+]
AP’s revenue receipts up 15.92% 14.7.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
CM orders release of interest subsidy to SHGs, incentives to industry
Also found in: [+]
Central co-op banks to launch mobile ATMs in rural areas 13.7.2017 TOI: Jaipur
Also found in: [+]
CM extends loans to Kwatha SHGs 13.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
CM extends loans to Kwatha SHGs
Also found in: [+]
Waste management: MC tries to bring all stakeholders on board 13.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 23,324