User: Genecampaign Topic: economy
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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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Priortise water conservation works for peak summer season: Centre to states 27.4.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The Centre has asked states to give priority to water conservation works being done under the rural employment guarantee scheme MGNREGS to ensure water availability during the ongoing peak summer season. Considering the importance of water conservation in April-June period, the Centre has released adequate funds for large-scale thrust on completing the ongoing 43.62 lakh natural resource management works, Rural Development Ministry said in an official statement. The demand for works under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) remains high in the first three months of a financial year -- starting from April. When contacted, Joint Secretary in the ministry, Aparajita Sarangi said the Centre has already released about Rs 23,147 crore (about 40% of the total allocation for the 2018-19 financial year) to states to ensure smooth flow of the works under MGNREGS. "The focus is on to complete the ongoing works especially related to water conservation as summer season is around ...
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Concerted Water Conservation Thrust under MGNREGS 27.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
With near universal geo-tagging of assets and payment of wages and materials through the Electronic Fund Management System (EFMS), a transparent Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) has made concerted efforts to create durable assets.
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IMF praises Aadhaar but urges India to protect privacy 13.4.2018 DNA: Popular News
The IMF has said India should take necessary measures to ensure privacy and security controls while implementing large identification programmes like the Aadhaar, as the global financial body identified India as a leader in the biometric identification system. The International Monetary Fund in its fiscal monitor report on digital government said digitalisation can facilitate stronger governance and fiscal transparency, allowing better public awareness and scrutiny of the budget process and the design of fiscal policy. In India, the IMF yesterday said, biometric identification and electronic payments have helped reduce leakages in LPG subsidies. "Depending on assumptions and how the reduction in leakage is expressed that is, the reduction in total transfers or wrongful payments estimated savings from digitalisation range between 0.2 and 21 per cent of cash transfers and 11 to 24 per cent of wrongful payments, it said. "It is difficult to disentangle the effect of digitalisation from broader macroeconomic ...
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Centre Releases Rs. 23,147 Crore under MGNREGS 12.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In the 2nd week of the current Financial Year, Ministry of Rural Development has already released Rs. 23,147 crore to various States/UTs under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.
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Modernisation Programme for Anganwadi Centres 6.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme (renamed as Anganwadi Services under Umbrella ICDS Scheme), construction of Anganwadi Centre buildings has been taken up in all the States/UTs.
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