China has lifted three ethnic minority groups out of poverty in the southwestern province of Yunnan as it steps toward delivering the goal of completely eliminating poverty by 2020. The ethnic minority
The Nitish Kumar Government on Friday revised the Public Distribution System (PDS) and slashed the quota of foodgrain for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families from 35 to 25 kg and that of kerosene from f
This Ministry has been acting as a catalyst effecting the change in rural areas through the implementation of wide spectrum of programmes which are aimed at poverty alleviation, employment generation, infrastructure development and social security.
Integrated rural development through holistic approach is a national commitment. The goal is to enrich the quality of life of the poor by meeting the basic needs and generating employment opportunities on a wider scale through decentralized planning. The mission of NIRD is to facilitate rural development vigorously through government and non-governmental initiatives.