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31.46L BPL families in Gujarat

31.46L BPL families in Gujarat

Gujarat, one of the fastest growing states in the country, is home to more than 31.46 lakh families living Below Poverty Line (BPL), according to details provided by the state government in the House on Friday. Considering an average family size of four, ... DNA, 1 month ago
BJP govt pushed people into poverty: Chidambaram, 1 month ago

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Ujjwala Yojana is empowering women: President

The Ujjwala Yojana, providing LPG connections to below poverty line (BPL) households, is a strong step towards women empowerment, President Ram Nath Kovind said here on Tuesday.At a 'LPG Panchayat' hosted at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, he said that there are ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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Old age home inmates denied pension as wrinkles don't allow Aadhaar sign-up

Senior citizens aged between 60 to 79 years who are below poverty line are entitled to a monthly pension of Rs 400, while those above 80 years get Rs 500 per month ANI | Bareilly Last Updated at February 9, 2018 08:52 IST Inmates of an old age home in Uttar ...
 Business Standard2 months ago With no Aadhaar card, old age home inmates denied pension  Sify2 months ago

'For every house built, three to five jobs are created'

'Having a home of your own is a poverty-reduction tool as well as a wealth-building tool.' 'It is at the heart of building an enduring middle-income society.' 'When you build affordable homes, you create a multiplier effect.' International Finance Corporation, the investment arm of World Bank, is betting big on affordable housing in India. It has invested in a dozen companies that are either building affordable homes or lending to home buyers in this segment.   In an email interview with ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Dharmendra Pradhan announces free LPG for backward classes in Bihar

[India] Apr 20 (ANI): In a bid to promote Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday announced free gas connections for Dalits and every other backward class in Bihar. "We will provide free LPG to all ...
 Sify5 days ago Dharmendra Pradhan launches PMUY scheme in Delhi  Business Standard2 weeks ago In Karnataka, Centre-state battle is over free cooking gas  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Bihar JDU, BJP leaders demand reservation for poor from upper castes

[India] April 18 (ANI): Now, the demand to give reservation to poor from upper castes has come up from Bihar. The upper caste leaders from Janata Dal-United (JDU) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have demanded reservation for the forward caste people who are ...
 Sify1 week ago

Cardio surgeons from Mumbai's Nair Hospital call to close department after 2016 letter to fix issues stays unresolved

The department performs around 1,000 surgeries every year of which 700 are open heart surgeries. Most patients treated are below poverty line families.
 DNA1 week ago

Young Guns

The BJP and Congress have blooded a select group of aggressive and articulate young leaders to drive their party agenda ahead of the big face-off in 2019. Who are they? Gautam Datt reports The wheel of Indian politics is spinning perhaps faster than at ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Aaadhar can do little to stop banking frauds: SC to Centre

The attorney general told the apex court that the invasion of privacy was very minimal in Aadhaar and it may not even be considered as an invasion. The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that Aadhaar can do little to stop banking frauds and also questioned the Centre for asking the entire population to link their mobile phones with the unique identity card 'just to catch a few terrorists'. The apex court also observed that bank officials were 'hand-in-glove' with fraudsters and that scams do ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Government committed to Ram Rajya: UP CM

The Uttar Pradesh government is committed to Ram Rajya, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath declared on Friday while inaugurating 20 projects worth Rs 1,800 crore here.Defining "Ram Rajya", he said it amounted to providing homes for the homeless, electricity to to ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
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