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Microcredit not a viable poverty alleviation tool: Study Jan 23, 6:14 pm
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A study conducted in six countries has found that Microcredit- providing small loans to underserved entrepreneurs-may have some benefits, but it is not a viable poverty alleviation tool.
New Delhi, Jan. 6 (ANI): Taking the corporate social responsibility of oil companies forward, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has announced the launch and sale of subsidised five kilogram LPG cylinders for below poverty line ( BPL) families and others in urban areas.
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Union Urban Development and Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the people's participation in the development process is of utmost importance and added that there should be provision of institutional infrastructure for efficient, accountable and transparent governance.
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Strongly condemning the barbaric killing of innocent school children in Pakistan, Union Urban Development and Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu described terrorism as the enemy of mankind and urged all to work together to fight the menace.
Govt. committed to provide housing for all: Naidu Dec 10, 4:37 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday stated that the Central government was committed to providing housing to all by 2022, adding that the government was also looking to make cities children-friendly and disabled-friendly.
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated that it was looking towards achieving universal health coverage among all its member nations, adding that it was targeting the elimination of poverty.
SAARC seeks to free region of poverty and provide food security Nov 27, 9:12 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated its intent to free the South Asia region of poverty, adding that the organisation will look to provide food security to its member nations.
'We must jointly fight poverty, illiteracy; not each other': Nawaz Sharif at SAARC Summit Nov 26, 11:02 am
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his inaugural speech at the 18th annual SAARC Summit on Wednesday, said all South Asian countries must collectively fight poverty and malnutrition instead of fighting with each other.
India committed to the empowerment of women: Maneka Gandhi Nov 20, 3:35 pm
Bangkok (Thailand), Nov.20 (ANI): Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has re-affirmed India's commitment to gender equality, empowerment of women and eradication of poverty among them.
Brisbane, Nov. 16 (ANI): The leaders attending the 2014 G-20 Summit on Sunday agreed to work towards the eradication of unemployment and poverty, adding that the grouping will contribute to the United Nations' development agenda by strengthening economic growth and resilience.
Loha (Maharashtra), Oct. 12 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday told the electorate in Maharashtra that only a poor person can truly understand the curse of poverty.
Jhajjar (Haryana), Oct. 9 (ANI): Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Deepender Singh Hooda said on Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking forward to a Congress-free Haryana, but his party is looking forward to create an unemployment, starvation and poverty-free Haryana.
New Delhi, Sept. 13 (ANI): Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Venkaiah Naidu, on Saturday reviewed the suggestions, views and feedback from states and Union Territories on building smart cities.
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that India's ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country's major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed 94 millions of people living below the poverty line.
Corrupt officials steal one trillion dollars from world's poorest nations every year, claims anti-poverty group Sep 3, 2:23 pm
London, Sep 3 (ANI): According to anti-poverty group ONE, world's poorest nations are robbed of at least one trillion dollars by corrupt officials who steal cash through fraud, money laundering and tax evasion every year.
Naidu for action plan to regularize unauthorized colonies Aug 19, 6:03 pm
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu today reviewed various issues relating to urbanization and development of the National Capital Region of Delhi.
Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates new National Institute of Plant Health Management hostel in Hyderabad Aug 18, 11:54 am
Hyderabad, Aug. 18 (ANI): Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated a new hostel of the National Institute of Plant Health Management (NIPHM) at Rajendranagar, here yesterday.
Municipal bodies have to 'perform or perish' in new scheme of things, says M.Venkaiah Naidu Aug 17, 2:37 pm
Vijayawada, Aug 17 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu, delivering a blunt message to urban local bodies, has urged them 'either to perform or perish' in the new scheme of things.
Union Bank of India to disseminate financial assistance to over 6000 village girls for studies Aug 16, 4:00 pm
Kochi, Aug.16 (ANI): As part of its social responsibility initiative, the Union Bank of India is to give financial support to over 6000 village and below poverty line girl children from across India.
New Delhi, Aug. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked citizens of the country to take a pledge to combat poverty together along with the help of other SAARC nations.
President roots for total elimination of poverty, says development must reach to the most needy Aug 14, 8:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday called for banishing poverty once and for all from the country and also emphasised on the need to see that economic development reaches to the poorest of the poor in the society.
Bio-Metric Attendance Monitors installed for employees of Urban Development Ministry Aug 12, 9:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): To ensure punctuality at work, Bio-Metric Attendance Marker Systems have been installed for employees of the Ministries of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation located here in the Nirman Bhawan.
Municipal bodies not empowered as required: M. Venkaiah Naidu Jul 31, 2:35 pm
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that most states have not met the requirements of the Constitution (74th Amendment) Act, 1992 in respect of the devolution of powers and responsibilities to municipal bodies.
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Thursday that the government cannot reverse poverty and unemployment figures in one night, it will take time.
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): While delivering his maiden budget speech in Parliament today, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that India has a strong urge to grow and free itself from the curse of poverty.
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