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Subgroup of Chief Ministers to look at how NREGA can help agriculture 20.6.2018 DNA: India
The Centre on Tuesday announced a subgroup of chief ministers, who will work on the convergence of MNGREGS and agriculture policies. The subgroup, to be convened by Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan, has Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling, along with NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand as members. During the Niti Aayog deliberations on doubling of farmers' income, Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu suggested that MNREGS could be used effectively during the pre-sowing and post-harvest process to reduce agrarian distress. The subgroup said that it will submit a report in the next three months, and will hold its first meeting sometime in July. Outlining the mandate of the subgroup, a government release said that state-specific interventions during pre-sowing and post-harvest terms will be explored, to improve incomes and to conserve more water. Another mandate will be to explore how ...
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Telangana CM Rao to meet PM Modi on June 15 over state's issues 13.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning the state. The meeting would take place at 12.30 pm and Rao would leave for New Delhi on Thursday, the Chief Minister's Office said on Wednesday. "The CM will discuss several issues pertaining to the state," it said. The state government has been taking up several issues, including Centre's nod for increasing reservation for backward sections among Muslims and Scheduled Tribes, linking rural employment scheme NREGA with agriculture, minimum support price for various crops and the new zonal system vis-a-vis government employment. The state assembly had passed a bill last year enhancing reservation for backward sections among Muslims and Scheduled Tribes. The MPs of ruling TRS had raised these issues in the parliament earlier.  Article ...
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Modi govt okays Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation fund 16.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Modi govt okays Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation fund
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Facilities in villages to look up, thanks to NREGA: Collector 16.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Infrastructure project will be completed in a couple of months, he says
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Special drive begins to create awareness among labourers 12.5.2018 Hindu: National
11 persons struck dead in one month in Vizianagaram district
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Improving social audits 9.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Telangana’s experience is instructive
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Despite record allocation, 57% MGNREGS wage dues remained unpaid in April 6.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
For the financial year 2018-19, the central government's fund allocation for MGNREGS increased 14.5% over the previous year to Rs 55,000 crore, the highest ever
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Vivek Yadav bags Best Collector award 24.4.2018 Hindu: News
Feted for achievements under NREGA, toilet construction
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Use MGNREGA Funds For Water Conservation: PM Modi To Panchayats 24.4.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today suggested funds provided under the MGNREGA scheme be used on water conservation work for three summer months to curb water shortages in villages and boost farm...
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Govt takes action on rape, but sons must also be made responsible for safe environment: Modi 24.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said sons have to be made more responsible for a safe environment for daughters and asserted that the promulgation of an ordinance on rape showed the Centre acted on people's outrage on sexual crimes against minors. Days after the government approved the ordinance allowing courts to award the death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years, Modi also called for a social movement to ensure the safety of girls. "Shivraj ji (Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan) just referred to the capital punishment provided in the ordinance for rape against minors and I could see that it (the remark) received cheers from everyone present here," Modi said while addressing a rally here. "There is a government in Delhi which listens to your voice and takes decisions. So, the Centre has made a provision for capital punishment to the monstrous intent," he said. The Union Cabinet had on April 21 okayed the ordinance amid a ...
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Use MGNREGA funds for water conservation: PM to panchayats 24.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today suggested funds provided under the MGNREGA scheme be used on water conservation work for three summer months to curb water shortages in villages and boost farm activities. He also said human power available in rural areas could be harnessed to realise Mahatma Gandhi's dream of a village-centric model of development. Modi urged panchayat representatives to spend funds provided under the rural job scheme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, only on work related to water conservation during the months of April, May and June. "We should work for conserving rainwater. Panchayats should spend NREGA (MGNREGA) funds on water conservation during April, May and June," he said. The PM was addressing a well-attended gathering of tribals and representatives of gram panchayats organised on the occasion of National Panchayat Raj Day at Ramnagar in this tribal-dominated district of Madhya Pradesh. "Every drop of rain should be conserved. This
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Government determined to act against rape, but make sons more responsible: PM Modi 24.4.2018 Zee News : India National
The Union Cabinet on Saturday cleared the Ordinance which provides death sentence for rapists of girls under 12 years.
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Use MGNREGA funds for water conservation: Modi 24.4.2018 Hindu: Health
The Prime Minister urged panchayats to curb water shortages in villages during April, May and June.
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Here's why you need to link your Paytm wallet with Aadhaar 9.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Here's why you need to link your Paytm wallet with Aadhaar
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Indian Bank launches Public Financial Management System 5.4.2018 General News
Public sector Indian Bank has introduced public financial management system, aimed at benefiting government agencies for taking up payment service. Indian Bank, Managing Director and CEO, Kishor Kharat along with senior bank executives launched the service here, recently, a bank statement said. Following the thrust given by central government agencies to process all payments through the PFMS platform, city headquartered bank launched the service. PFMS is designed to help the government agencies for processing payments, tracking, monitoring, accounting, reconciliation. Currently, the facility was being used for NREGA transactions in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, it said. Kharat on the occasion also launched 'Bharat QR' - a mobile payment collection facility to accept digital payments. On enrolment of the service, a merchant will receive Bharat QR sticker which will allow customers to make payments through the QR facility. Merchants need to put up the stickers at the shop ..
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MGNREGS wages: From Bihar to Uttar Pradesh, poorest states see no hike 3.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Business Standard compares MGNREGS wages with the prevailing minimum wages for agriculture labourers in states that have seen the former going up by the most and the least
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The Life of Labour: International Working Women’s Day 2018 Special 11.3.2018 The Wire

Latest news updates from the world of work.

The post The Life of Labour: International Working Women’s Day 2018 Special appeared first on The Wire.

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Here is how to retain your Google Tez, MobiKwik, JioMoney, Paytm, OlaMoney or any other prepaid wallet after February 28 27.2.2018 Sify Finance
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Associations suspend bandh 21.2.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Associations suspend bandh
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Fifteen Years Since Muthanga, Promise of Land to Kerala’s Adivasis Remains Unfulfilled 19.2.2018 The Wire

Land redistribution measures in the state need to move beyond merely parceling out land.

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