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Rural Development | Bringing villages to the fore

The ministry’s ambit involves initiatives for poverty eradication, increasing livelihood opport­unities and providing a social safety net. Funds are not an issue—budgetary allocation for 2024-25 is Rs 1.85 lakh crore. The rural landscape is undergoing a transformative journey, marked by a decline in multidimensional poverty. Source link

Shivraj, Scindia join Union Cabinet; Madhya Pradesh has five Ministers; two tribal MPs are Ministers of State

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia were among the three BJP leaders from the State who were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers in the third National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The other leader who became a Cabinet Minister is Virendra Kumar, a prominent Dalit face of the BJP in the State and a consecutive eight-term MP.Apart from the three Cabinet Ministers, the State also saw two tribal leaders — Savitri Thakur and Durga Das Uikey — taking oath as Ministers of State, both as first-time Ministers.In the recently concluded Lok Sabha election, Madhya Pradesh remained a BJP bastion and turned out to be one of the most successful States for the party as it won all 29 constituencies, up from 28 ...