User: Genecampaign Topic: economy
Category: labour :: employment-guarantee-act
Last updated: Dec 13 2018 19:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Women Participation Under Mgnregs 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The women participation rate in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) has been 55% in FY 2015-16, 56% in FY 2016-17, 53% in FY 2017-18 and 53% in 2018-19 (as on 07.12.2018) which has been above the statutory requirement of 1/3rd women participation under MGNREGS, as per the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005.
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Land allotted to Water Research Institute ‘shrinking’ by the day! 12.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Land allotted to Water Research Institute ‘shrinking’ by the day!
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Superstitions keep villagers away from social schemes 4.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Superstitions keep villagers away from social schemes
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi to launch the MSME Support and Outreach Programme; MSME Outreach Programme to run for 100 days covering 100 Districts throughout the country 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will launch the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Support and Outreach Programme tomorrow, Friday, 2nd November, 2018 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi in the august presence of the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley and the Union Minister of State (I/C) for MSME, Shri Giriraj Singh among other dignitaries.
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92% MGNREGA wage payments generated on time 30.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In the Financial Year 2018-19, so far 92% wage payments under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been generated within 15 days.  This percentage was 26.85% in 2014-15, indicating the remarkable improvement towards making timely payments.
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Fear and loathing in Jharkhand 21.9.2018 Rediff: News
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228 National Awards will be given for outstanding works in RD schemes tomorrow 10.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Rural Development implements various flagship programmes –  Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Schemes (MGNREGS) to provide wage employment and asset creation,  Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) for rural housing, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for rural roads, Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) for rural livelihoods, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU GKY) for skill development of rural youth, National Rurban Mission (NRuM) etc. – all aimed at poverty alleviation.
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Tripura officials in Bengal to study rural job performance 21.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tripura officials in Bengal to study rural job performance
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Employment Guarantee Scheme 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            Employment generation coupled with improving employability is the priority concern of the Government. Ministry of Rural Development has been implementing ‘The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), 2005’ which provides at least one hundred days of guaranteed wage employment in every financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
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3.49 Crore New Entrepreneurs Benefited Through Mudra Yojana 1.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Employment generation coupled with improving employability is the priority of the Government. The Government is implementing various programs in this direction like encouraging private sector of economy, fast tracking various projects involving substantial investment and increasing public expenditure on schemes like Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), Pt.Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) and Deendayal Antodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM).
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Suspension footbridge opened in Garo Hills 28.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Suspension footbridge opened in Garo Hills
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Implementation of MGNREGS 26.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry releases funds to the States/UTs based on the basis of agreed to Labour Budget (LB), opening balance, pending liabilities of the previous year, if any, and overall performance. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is a demand driven wage employment programme and fund release to States/UTs is a continuous process and Central Government is making funds available keeping in view the demand for work.
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Improving Employability has been the priority concern of the Government 23.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per the results of available labour force surveys on Employment-Unemployment conducted by Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour and Employment, the estimated unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above on usual status basis in the country in 2011-12,  2012-13, 2013-14 and 2015-16 was 3.3%, 4.0%, 3.4% and 3.7% respectively.
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Higher work demand and Greater Timely Payment of wages in MGNREGA 13.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
An article by Dr. Jean Dreze, in Indian Express on July 13, 2018 highlights four issues pertaining to the implementation Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.   Fall in demand for work because of lower wage rate.
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Meeting reviews implementation of schemes in Kamrup (Metro) 9.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Meeting reviews implementation of schemes in Kamrup (Metro)
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DNA Jaipur 10th Anniversary: Value social capital, not votes for good governance, says Nikhil Dey 23.6.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
When we started work in Devdungri thirty years ago, moving into a mud hut in a tiny hamlet in central Rajasthan, it was in the midst of a very bad drought. We could see that there was deep distress that affected the whole community, and many families were eating only once a day. People came together easily, and in large numbers, to petition the government, “we are not begging for alms, we want work. If we get work and wages, we will fight the drought with the fruit of our labour, and with our dignity intact.” Those above the age of 35, and familiar with rural Rajasthan, will remember how every drought would be characterised by thousands of people gathering at the homes of sarpanches, and petty government officials hoping to get work. Wages, would come very late, and would be less than the state minimum wage, and most often a fraction of the famine relief wage rate. Work had been turned into a dole. There would be protests, and fights all over the state, but the vulnerability of being struck off the ...
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BJP president to visit Tripura on June 18 10.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
BJP president to visit Tripura on June 18
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MGNREGS Water Conservation Thrust – transforming lives and livelihoods 6.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Durable Water Conservation assets have been a priority under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) over the last 3 years.  Over 143 lakh hectares have benefitted in the last 3 years through Water Conservation under MGNREGS.
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Probe into corruption charges in MGNREGA schemes demanded 20.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Probe into corruption charges in MGNREGA schemes demanded
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Noida: Gear up for 100-day triathlon challenge 14.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
If you have not been able to stick to your New Year's resolution of being fit here is a second chance to complete your resolution. A Dare2gear, a Noida-based outdoor fitness company, is organising the 100 Days Triathlon Challenge, an initiative that combines three major sports – running, cycling and swimming.  The event will kickstart on June 22 and conclude on World Heart Day i.e. September 29. One just needs to login onto www.100daystriathlonchallenge.com to register. Once registered the participants have to update daily exercise chart on it. Preeti Chaudhary, a well known name in the cycling community in Delhi and the first female from Delhi NCR to receive the recognition for Super Randonneur in 2016, is one of the mentors. Dr. Kamal Davra, who has a Super Randonneur title in his list of achievements and the completion of a 1200 KM brevet in 90 hours, is also a mentor of the 100-day challenge. According to the organisers, the challenge, built around three sports, lets you switch between different ...
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