Tag: below poverty line

RJD Releases LS Poll Manifesto; Tries to Woo Minorities

RJD Releases LS Poll Manifesto; Tries to Woo Minorities

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an attempt to woo its traditional vote bank including the minority community and people belonging to backward and most backward castes, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) today went all out in its Lok Sabha poll manifesto promising a plethora of initiatives for them. The manifesto promises ending the contractual system of employment in the state […]

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Bihar first state to launch food security scheme

Bihar first state to launch food security scheme

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The National Food Security Act (NFSA), which guarantees foodgrains at nominal prices to the poor, was on Saturday launched in some districts of Bihar, making it the first state to do so. Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who addressed a function marking the symbolic launch of the scheme, said 84% (6.90 crore) of the rural […]

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