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Centre asks states to further invest on infrastructure, poverty alleviation  Feb 6, 2:49 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 6 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the resources of the states have considerably increased after the 14th Finance Commission, and the Centre expects that the states will spend further on infrastructure creation and anti-poverty programmes.
Jamaat to launch anti- corruption movement from Karachi  Jan 25, 12:33 pm
Karachi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Senator Sirajul Haq has announced that his party will launch a movement from Karachi in February for the elimination of corruption and poverty.
Prez calls upon academic institutions to continue their thrust on socially responsive projects  Jan 10, 10:46 pm
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Jan. 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday called upon academic institutions to let research in academic institutions become relevant for those at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid, and to continue their thrust on socially responsive projects through the medium of research and technology.
Sharif launches PM National Health Programme in Islamabad  Dec 31, 4:01 pm
Karachi, Dec. 31 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has launched the Prime Minister's National Health Programme in the capital to provide medical facilities to families living below the poverty line.
Norwegian Govt.announces Vision 2030 to develop health, education initiatives  Dec 22, 2:29 pm
New Delhi/Oslo, Dec.22 (ANI): The Norwegian Government has announced a competition called Vision 2030 for innovative projects that help further develop initiatives on health and education. As a part of the innovation initiative Vision 2030, the Government will spend up to NOK 150 million over a three-year period on developing new projects for fighting poverty. The deadline for sending in project outlines in this first round is 17 February 2016.
Govt. pursuing reforms with gusto, say secretaries  Dec 19, 11:37 am
New Delhi, Dec.19 (ANI):"India needs to grow at 9 to 10%, year after year for the next few decades to lift the poor out of the poverty line. In order to make this happen, the government has initiate a slew of reforms and is assiduously working towards ensuring an environment that is conducive for business. These measures would enable India to break in to the top 50 countries on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Ranking list over the next 2-3 years," said Mr. Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, at FICCI's 88th Annual General Meeting today.
Need to maintain 9-10 pc growth for eradication of poverty: Govt.  Dec 18, 10:26 pm
New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): The Government on Friday said that the country needs to grow at 9 to 10%, year after year for the next few decades to lift the poor out of the poverty line.
Govt. fully committed to achieve inclusive growth, says Jaitley  Dec 18, 8:16 pm
New Delhi, Dec.18 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the NDA-Government at the Centre is fully committed to the goal of achieving inclusive growth in order to mitigate poverty and to ensure decent quality of life for all the citizens.
Obesity, a poverty issue  Dec 14, 2:58 pm
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study has found that poor children are three times more likely to be obese than the rich kids, suggesting that obesity and poverty go hand in hand.
'Committed to eradicating poverty', says PM Modi  Nov 22, 5:35 pm
Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 22 (ANI): Highlighting the initiatives taken by his government for the betterment of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he is committed to eradicating poverty and give the people the fruits of a modern economy.
Advanced kidney disease may make you poor  Nov 8, 8:14 am
Washington D.C, Nov 8 (ANI): Advanced chronic kidney disease are the significant predictors of falling into poverty, as are the black ethnicity, low educational attainment, single adult household and low income, according to a recent study.
Govt. committed to promote infrastructure development: Naidu  Nov 4, 10:17 pm
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that the government is committed to removing all hurdles to promote infrastructure development.
Mukherjee receives first copy of book 'Indian Family Business Mantras'  Oct 28, 10:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of a book 'Indian Family Business Mantras' today at Rashtrapati Bhavan from M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, who formally released it.
Considerable synergy between India, Africa: Sushma Swaraj  Oct 27, 3:35 pm
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday highlighted how India and Africa have worked together to develop a common understanding of core priorities for an inclusive economic growth to eradicate poverty and allocate adequate resources for sustainable development.
India-Africa engaged in struggle to eliminate poverty: Swaraj  Oct 27, 11:05 am
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday reiterated the role of India and Africa in eliminating poverty and uplifting people in both the countries.
PM Modi prays for eliminating poverty in India (Update)  Oct 22, 10:09 pm
Tirupati, Oct.22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday offered prayers at Venkateswara temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala in Tirupati on the occasion of Dussehra.
'Stop making irresponsible statements for petty gains': PM Modi  Oct 8, 6:28 pm
Nawada, Oct. 8 (ANI): In an apparent reference to the Dadri lynching incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged all not to make irresponsible statements for petty gains and said that Hindus and Muslims should fight poverty rather than locking horns with each other.
FICCI to organize 'Smart Cities Summit'  Oct 8, 5:23 pm
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): FICCI is organizing a 'Smart Cities Summit' on 8th and 9th October, 2015, at Federation House here.
Fight against poverty will go on, says Lalu  Sep 30, 11:56 am
Patna, Sept. 30 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said that his fight against poverty will go on and he will continue to provide help for the reservation of the backward classes.
Sri Lankan Tamil issue: 13th constitutional amendment should be implemented, says Naidu  Sep 26, 6:26 pm
Chennai, Sept. 26 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday reiterated India's stand on Sri Lankan Tamil issue, saying that the Government is pressing Sri Lanka to implement the 13th amendment on devolution of powers to fulfil the aspirations of the ethnic Tamils.
Eradication of poverty must remain our biggest responsibility: PM Modi  Sep 25, 11:10 pm
New York, Sept. 25 (ANI): Invoking Mahatma Gandhi in his address at the United Nations Summit for the adoption of Post-2015 Development Agenda here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that `one must care about the world one will not see`, adding
PM Modi bats for education to end poverty  Sep 18, 1:59 pm
New Delhi, Sept.18 (ANI): Asserting that education is the best way to end poverty, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged all parents to ensure that their children receive proper education.
Venkaiah Naidu to address ASSOCHAM event on development and inclusive growth  Sep 15, 1:35 pm
New Delhi, Sept.15 (ANI): Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Allevation and Parliamentary Affairs M.Venkaiah Naidu will be the chief guest at an ASSOCHAM organised seminar on Housing for All to be held here on Wednesday.
Naidu streamlines approvals for construction projects to be firmed up by year end  Sep 8, 8:34 pm
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): At an inter-ministerial meeting chaired by Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu today, decided to conclude the process of streamlining approvals for construction projects in urban areas by the end of this year.
Siemens offers India integrated solutions for smart city development  Sep 8, 8:13 pm
New Delhi, Sept.8 (ANI): New urbans sector initiatives like the Smart City Mission and Housing for All Mission came in for extensive discussion between the Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu and high level delegations from Siemens AG and the UNO and UNDP.