Last Updated : Feb 15 2019 11:11PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Supreme sacrifice of security forces will not go in vain, assures PM            Home Minister visits J&K following Pulwama attack            New Delhi calls back its Islamabad envoy for consultations            India withdraws Most Favoured Nation status from Pakistan            PM launches projects worth Rs 20000 crore in UP's Jhansi           

National News

Jul 12, 2018
9:17PM

Over Rs 1,100 cr released for development of border villages: MHA

Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the border population is strategic asset to the country and important element to maintain border security. 

Mr Singh said this while interacting with Field and State Level Officers implementing Border Area Development Programme (BADP) in New Delhi. 

The Minister said, Centre has released one thousand one hundred crore rupees in 2017-18 for the all-round development of villages located along the international border in 17 states. 

He said, the Ministry has decided to develop 61 model villages for which 126 crore rupees has been released. Each model village will provide all basic facilities like primary health centre, primary education, community centre, connectivity, drainage and drinking water to enable sustainable living in border areas.

He said, all the efforts will be made to improve social and economic infrastructure to ensure that these people continue to live in border villages. 

The Minister said, government accords utmost priority to social and economic well-being of border population and to provide them all facilities like connectivity, safe drinking water, schools, hospitals and other facilities to ensure sustainable living in these areas. 

On the occasion, Mr Singh launched BADP Online Management System for better planning, monitoring and implementation of various projects under the Border Area Development Programme. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 15 (Feb) Midday News 15 (Feb) News at Nine 15 (Feb) Hourly 15 (Feb) (2300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 15 (Feb) दोपहर समाचार 15 (Feb) समाचार संध्या 15 (Feb) प्रति घंटा समाचार 15 (Feb) (2305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 15 (Feb) Khabrein(Day) 15 (Feb) Khabrein(Eve) 15 (Feb)
Aaj Savere 15 (Feb) Parikrama 15 (Feb) Lok Ruchi Samachar 10 (Feb)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 15 (Feb) Samayki 15 (Feb) Sports Scan 15 (Feb) Spotlight/News Analysis 14 (Feb)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 14 (Feb) Surkhiyon Mein 14 (Feb) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 13 (Feb) Vaad-Samvaad 12 (Feb) Money Talk 12 (Feb) Current Affairs 8 (Feb)