User: Genecampaign Topic: economy
Category: labour :: employment-guarantee-act
Last updated: Oct 14 2020 11:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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3 COVID-19 reinfection cases identified in India: ICMR 14.10.2020 Rediff: News
The government is taking the cutoff of about 100 days if reinfection occurs.
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Modi running his govt in atmosphere of 'fear': Sonia 3.10.2020 Rediff: News
On Gandhi Jayanti, she also invoked the Father of the Nation, to assail the government which, she claimed, swears by his name but demolishes his ideals through its actions.
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Covid: MGNREGS funds fast drying up as demand surges 23.9.2020 Rediff: Business
Almost 63 per cent of the increased allocation of around Rs 1.01 trillion has been spent in the first five months of 2020-21.
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After quitting RJD, Raghuvansh reaches out to Nitish 11.9.2020 Rediff: News
In his letter to Kumar, the veteran leader has made a series of suggestions including an amendment in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act, bringing Lord Buddha's begging bowl from Kabul and hoisting tricolor at Vaishali, the land of world's first Republic.
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End of an era in Bihar politics 10.9.2020 Rediff: News
It is now a different time in Bihar. It is a different place -- one in which Raghuvansh Prasad Singh's options are very limited, notes Aditi Phadnis.
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BJP slams Cong-AIUDF alliance 5.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
BJP slams Cong-AIUDF alliance
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Revealed: Modi's plans for the economy 3.8.2020 Rediff: Business
he government is examining a plan of bank recapitalisation and considering an urban version of MNREGS.
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Covid-19 impact: Job scheme for urban poor, migrants 2.8.2020 Rediff: Business
The plan could mature into either an umbrella programme for urban youths similar to the Garib Kalyan Rozgaar Abhiyaan or a modified urban-focused version of MGNREGS.
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As people get jobs in farms, MGNREGA work demand drops 1.8.2020 Rediff: Business
However, demand was still much higher compared to the previous years, underlining the scheme's vital role in providing employment to the rural poor, a vast majority of whom are migrants.
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Villagers allege massive scam, lodge FIR 13.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Villagers allege massive scam, lodge FIR
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COVID-19 can reset wrongs done to invisible millions 23.6.2020 Rediff: News
'The Modi government must create conditions to integrate millions into the rural economy as many migrants are certainly not going to return to live an undignified life,' notes Ramesh Menon.
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PM launches employment scheme for migrant workers 20.6.2020 Rediff: News
Launching the scheme, Modi said during the nationwide lockdown, the talent from cities returned to villages and it will now give a boost to development of rural areas. The 'Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan' will be implemented on a mission mode in 125 days in 116 districts of six states -- Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Odisha -- that received the maximum numbers of migrant workers back.
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Demand vs reality:Sorry state of affairs under MGNREGA 10.6.2020 Rediff: Business
Against guaranteed 100 days of work, the national average is 50. The national average has crossed 50 days only once in the last four years.
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Modi must give Indians the capacity to reach 2021 5.6.2020 Rediff: News
'All parties and the government acknowledge that there we are in trouble and there is more trouble ahead,' observes Aakar Patel.
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Returning migrants: Boon or bane for states? 29.5.2020 Rediff: Business
For states like West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh, where migration is high, the return of workers could be as much an opportunity as a liability. All states have launched portals to register migrant workers; additional fields like nature of employment and remuneration in the past 2-3 years are being added to help in skill mapping.
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'Not one rupee has come to states to fight COVID' 29.5.2020 Rediff: News
'The stimulus packages, sector reliefs, loans etc are coming to industry, but state governments have not got any money from GST, no money from excise, no money from any income source.'
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State govt chalking out plan to help migrant workers 19.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
State govt chalking out plan to help migrant workers
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Govt to privatise non-strategic PSUs 18.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt to privatise non-strategic PSUs
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Govt package only worth Rs 3.22 lakh cr: Cong 17.5.2020 Rediff: News
Congress' senior spokesperson Anand Sharma Sharma said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must 'walk the talk' and announce the measures required by giving money in the hands of the poor and small and medium enterprises to help reboot the economy.
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Govt's piece-meal approach not enough to help migrants 15.5.2020 Rediff: Business
There was no announcement from the government on guaranteeing a minimum basic income, which is the need of the hour. The announcements on portability of ration cards and affordable rental housing to workers are for the long and medium terms. Migrant workers need immediate relief.
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