Tag: Jharkhand

Modi government allocates Rs. 2,479 crore grant to Jharkhand Under Jal Jeevan Mission

NEW DELHI: To translate the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of providing clean tap water to every household, Union government has increased the central grant to Jharkhand under the Jal Jeevan Mission in the year 2021-22 to Rs 2,479.88 Crore, which was Rs 572.24 Crore in 2020-21. Union Minister, Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat while […]

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Light House projects across six states

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Light House projects (LHPs) under Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC)- at six sites across six States, today through video conference. He announced the winners under Affordable Sustainable Housing Accelerators – India (ASHA-India) and gave away annual awards for excellence in implementation of Pradhan Mantri […]

All States except Jharkhand choose Option-1 to meet the GST implementation shortfall

NEW DELHI: Government of Chhattisgarh has communicated its acceptance of Option-1 to meet the revenue shortfall arising out of GST implementation. The number of States who have favoured Option-1 has gone up to 27. All States except Jharkhand and all the 3 Union Territories with Legislative Assembly have decided in favour of Option-1. The States […]

ECL official dies during CBI raid at his residence in coal-smuggling racket case

KOLKATA: Even as the CBI raided 45 locations across West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand on Saturday in connection with a coal-smuggling racket, a security official of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) died during a search operation at his residence. Deceased Dhananjay Roy was posted as a Security Inspector at the state-run firm in Kunustoria […]

Stop all construction without environmental clearance in Jharkhand: NGT

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed that all ongoing construction in Jharkhand without obtaining prior environmental clearance (EC) be stopped forthwith until the permission is obtained. The NGT asked the state’s Urban Development Department to ensure that Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) of all the structures which have been raised in the municipal […]

Hemant Soren government steeped in corruption: JP Nadda

RANCHI: BJP president J P Nadda launched a blistering attack on the Hemant Soren government in Jharkhand on Monday, alleging it was “steeped in corruption”. Addressing the state BJP executive committee meeting digitally from New Delhi, he said the previous BJP government led by Raghubar Das had “almost eliminated” naxlism, which has been resurrected under […]

Jharkhand government issues rate-list to check ration shops

NEW DELHI: Acting on reports of a few ration shops providing commodities at a higher price while some others selling them in the back market taking advantage of the lockdown prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Jharkhand government on Wednesday released a rate-chart of various essential items. It asked the buyers to report the officials […]

Jharkhand polls in five phases between November 30 to December 20; result on December 23

NEW DELHI: Jharkhand assembly polls will be held in five phases between November 30 and December 20, and the counting of votes will take place on December 23, the Election Commission said on Friday. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora told reporters that the polls to 81-member assembly will be held on November 30, December 7, […]

Over 1,600 families in Ranchi allotted flats under PMAY scheme

RANCHI: A total of 1,609 families in the city on Tuesday received ownership papers of flats allotted to them under ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yozana’ (PMAY), an official statement said. Chief Minister Raghubar Das, after inaugurating 180 flats in Ranchi, handed over the documents to the beneficiaries, it said. Das also laid the foundation stone for […]

Jharkhand CM fires fresh salvo against Hemant Soren

DUMKA: In a fresh land grab salvo against Hemant Soren, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday accused the JMM working president of purchasing 200 acres of land in Pakur district and “looting” tribal land. The allegation came a week after Soren, a former chief minister, served a legal notice to Das demanding an apology […]

Narendra Modi launches pension schemes, inaugurates Jharkhand’s Vidhan Sabha building

NEW DELHI: In another major effort to secure the lives of the farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana at Ranchi, the Capital of Jharkhand. The Scheme shall secure the lives of 5 Crore Small and Marginal Farmers by providing a minimum pension of Rs 3000 per month, […]

India to inaugurate second multi modal terminal on Ganga at Sahibganj in Jharkhand

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation’s second riverine Multi Modal terminal built at Sahibganj in Jharkhand on 12 September. The Prime Minister will inaugurate the state of the art terminal through a two -way digital communication system at an event in Ranchi, Jharkhand. The Minister of State […]

2,000 acres of forest land recovered in Jharkhand

HAZARIBAG: Over 2,000 acres of forest land in two districts of Jharkhand have been recovered from the land mafia since 2017 and their registrations cancelled, a forest official said on Thursday. A plantation drive has been launched in the recovered land to create awareness among the public and generate employment, Sanjeev Kumar, Regional Chief Conservator […]

Narendra Modi dedicates to nation the Medical Colleges at Hazaribagh, Dumka and Palamu

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Hazaribagh in Jharkhand on 17 February,2019. He unveiled several Development Projects for Jharkhand. Governor of Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu, Union Minister Jayant Sinha and CM of Jharkhand Shri Raghuvar Das was also present among other dignitaries. Addressing the gathering the PM said “I pay homage to Vijay Soreng, the […]

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