The development objective of the National Rural Livelihood Program is to assist the rural poor in increasing their household incomes through improved livelihood systems and improved access to services.The project comprises the following components,Institution Building and Implementation Systems Development,Knowledge Management and Capacity Building, Partnership Development, Livelihoods Investment Support. The World Bank estimates the total project cost at US$ 3,500 million.The appraisal authorization is scheduled on 18 January 2011. The project is expected to go to the Board for approval on 24 March 2011.
With prices skyrocketing for last few days in the country in almost all the places, had raised a concern on the management by the officials and managers of this nation.
The business of MFIs was badly affected following the intervention of the government in the wake of suicide by rural borrowers due to coercive recovery methods in October - November. The cap on interest rates and slow down in recovery caused the rundown on profits.
A comprehensive action plan would soon be evolved for developing Gridhakut hills and the nearby Ghorakatora lake as a model of eco-tourism in this key Buddhist tourist centre at Rajgir in Bihar's Nalanda district, officials said on Monday.
Demanding recognition to community forest rights, hundreds of tribals in Bhubaneshwar on Monday staged a demonstration and urged the State government to ensure that the historic Forest Rights Act was implemented in true spirit.