User: indiatogether Topic: NREGA
Category: employment-guarantee-act
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 03:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As waste goes out, a dying river returns to life in Kerala 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
Kerala’s Kuttamperoor is once again ready to defend communities against floods, aid fishermen
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MGNREGA - Lifeline to millions 22.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has come a long way since its inception and has become a lifeline to millions.
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Congress attacks government for its budget proposals 21.3.2017 ET: Policy
Resuming the debate on the Union Budget in the Rajya Sabha, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh claimed the NDA government has not fulfilled a single promise it made to the people while coming to power.
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87 lakh job cards removed from MNREGA list 20.3.2017 ET: Policy
Assets created under NREGA include works related to natural resource management such as water conservation, land development and irrigation.
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Repeated clashes between ruling, Opposition sides in LS 20.3.2017 Rediff: News
K C Venugopal (Congress) charged the Modi government with providing little funds for the MGNREGA.
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Old ‘kattas’ make a comebackas mini check dams 20.3.2017 Hindu: News
Once called “kattas” (mini check drams across streams) and commonly seen across the coastal belt, they gradually disappeared due to preference to borewells. However, now they are making a comeback in ...
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Get the policies right first: How to get India's women into the workforce 17.3.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
One should work on social norms about apt behaviour for women & how it's enforced by family members
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Budget figures unrealistic, says Jana Reddy 17.3.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Inflated figures may deny funds from Centre: Leader of Opposition
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Rajasthan foresters seek NREGA help to clear invasive juliflora 16.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
In a significant ruling for forests across the country, the Madras high court on Monday ordered the removal of the invasive plant species prosopis juliflora (vilayati babool) as a drought mitigation measure.
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Toilets, textbooks, uniforms in schools by June 15 16.3.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Kadiyam Srihari has said that steps are being taken to supply free text books, school uniform and provide functional toilets by June 15 in all government s...
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Madikkai reaps a rich paddy harvest 16.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Farming on land kept fallow for decades
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Plantations proposed 15.3.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The state government has given the Forest Department a bigger responsibility this year. Apart from undertaking plantation drives, thrust has also been laid on creating more solar powered pumpsets in forest patches to overcome the water crisis and mitigate man-animal conflict. The government has shown interest in protecting the forest patches in urban areas by developing them into tree parks and constructing boundaries around them. The state government has announced the creation of 50 tree parks in forest lands and name them after noted environmentalist Salumarada Thimakka. Green mantra Raising six lakh sandalwood saplings Development of 700 hectares of sandalwood plantations instead of eucalyptus in Chikkaballapur and Kolar Raising six crore quality saplings for Vanamahotsava Surviving saplings incentive raised to Rs 100 under Krishi Aranya Prothsaha Yojane Roadside plantations along 4,720 km under Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme Establishment of Poornachandra Tejaswi Prathishtana for ...
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Sittina Dani, a visual critique on MNREGA   15.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Since its launch, debate on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been synonymous with ideological contestations on the role of the State and its welfare functions.
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MGNREGS workers to support rainwater harvesting scheme 14.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Jala Subhiksha project, aimed at addressing water scarcity, will cover 7,000 wells
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FMCG to get a major push via govt's common service centres 9.3.2017 Rediff: Business
Talks on with P & G, HUL, Patanjali, among others to push their products via 250,000 common centres
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NREGS to get half of total funds at the start of FY18 9.3.2017 ET: Policy
The Rs 24,000 crore will help states avoid backlog of payments and get the scheme running early, before the monsoon months begin and farm work is limited.
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Job scheme wage rate hiked to ₹236 a day in Karnataka 9.3.2017 Hindu: National
In 884 villages in Malnad and NK districts, drinking water is being supplied by tankers
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Aadhaar erodes hard-won rights of women: Aruna Roy 8.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
More than 200 women from different villages in Ajmer, Pali, Rajsamand and Nagaur districts gathered at Harmara village in Ajmer to celebrate International Women’s Day on Wednesday. The occasion also saw the inauguration of the centre from where the work of the Mazdoor Kisan Morcha will be coordinated. This Morcha is a union of labourers working on projects undertaken under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
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FMCG to get a major push via govt's common service centres 8.3.2017 News
Branching out from just providing digital services, education and online transaction, the government is now tying up with major FMCG players to push their products via 2.5 lakh common service centres (CSCs).The government is in talks with companies including Proctor and Gamble, Hindustan Unilever and Patanjali among other major players. "The government is focused on expansion of CSCs because it can transform rural India. With the sale of Patanjali products door has been opened for popularizing e- commerce through CSCs," Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for IT and Law said.Common service centres are points in villages where government provides a host of governmentservices such as ration card, birth certificates, railway tickets and also facilitate transfer money, fill forms online and also train people in using digital services."With the demand for FMCG products in villages increasing, it was decided to use the vast network of CSCs to sell these products. People in villages can come to ...
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Plug loopholes in job scheme: Maiorano 8.3.2017 Hindu: News
“MGNREGA scheme is doing better where the concentration of the poor is less”
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