Rural development ministry hopes plan panel will oblige.
The meeting of the standing committee on the rural development ministry on Wednesday saw members, cutting across party lines, pick loopholes, and complain of large-scale corruption, in the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).
UPA is asking opinion of political parties on the issue.
While stressing on the need to have a regulatory mechanism, the experts welcomed the new law seeking the setting up of the National Biotechnology Authority.
35 kg grain a month to be given to poor in 150 poorest districts.
Rural ministry is planning to take UPA's flagship project to a new level.
The fast-depleting groundwater levels and subsidised electricity supply to farmers in Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh spell doom for agricultural productivity in the region regarded as the “Food Bowl of India”, and has prompted the government to turn its gaze towards the eastern region for fulfilling its food security ambitions.
PM to unleash a propaganda to counter Opposition onslaught against fuel price hike.
The government’s efforts to augment foodgrain storage facility across the country so as to give an impetus to their procurement and prevent their wastage has failed to make an significant headway.
With agricultural productivity in other regions having plateaued, the Centre has now turned its attention towards the eastern belt.
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