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New paradigm shift in India’s welfare programmes

The government will focus on welfare measures in a broader perspective than before, said a statement from the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The paradigm shift in its approach to social sector issues, which were earlier only welfare oriented, will now look at holistic empowerment, especially of the marginalized.  The emphasis continues to be on empowerment and development of ...

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Expenditure on NREGA, other rural schemes are open to audit by the CAG: Jairam Ramesh

Union Minister for Rural Development and Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Jairam Ramesh said here that after extensive consultations with the C&AG, it has been agreed that all expenditure on all the schemes of the two Ministries will be open to audit by the Comptroller & Auditor General both in the Centre and the States. He said, the action plan ...

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