User: karuna Topic: NREGA
Category: National NREGA
Last updated: Oct 20 2020 15:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bihar’s migrant workers are returning to cities as rural employment schemes fall short 20.10.2020 Scroll.in
Many complain that payments under MGNREGS have been delayed for months.
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‘No matter how centralising Modi is, he will need states’: Yamini Aiyar on federalism after 2014 17.10.2020 Scroll.in
The president and chief executive of Centre for Policy Research on the differences between accounting and accountability in the Indian state.
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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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CPI (M) protests 20.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
CPI (M) protests
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Raghuvansh Singh: An astute lawmaker 13.9.2020 Rediff: News
It was under his stewardship of the Union Rural Development Ministry that NREGA, the flagship rural livelihood scheme, was implemented.
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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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‘People are skipping meals’: 68% of households in phone survey say income has fallen since lockdown 3.9.2020 Scroll.in
There is an urgent need to universalise the public distribution system and ensure timely payment of NREGA wages.
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RD&PR minister takes stock of complaints in social media regarding MGNREGS 2.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
RD&PR minister takes stock of complaints in social media regarding MGNREGS
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Biswajit makes surprise visit at MGNREGA work site 2.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Biswajit makes surprise visit at MGNREGA work site
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As joblessness soars with lockdown, rural jobs scheme is failing to help families overcome distress 23.8.2020 Scroll.in
The scheme guarantees rural families 100 days of work a year. Many are close to exhausting their quota.
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India’s Thar desert is turning green. That isn’t a good thing 22.8.2020 Scroll.in
The trend is also linked to recent locust outbreaks, as large quantities of vegetation provide food for locust swarms.
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Cricketer who lifted Blind World Cup 2018 sells veggies in Ahmedabad 21.8.2020 Surat News, Latest Surat News Headlines & Live Updates - Times of India
Naresh Tumda was amongst the playing 11 in Indian blind cricket team that lifted Blind World Cup on March 20, 2018 after chasing a challenging target of 308 runs set by Pakistan at Sharjah. Two years later, the cricketer's cup of woes has brimmeth over as Covid-19 crisis has forced him to sell vegetables at Jamalpur market in Ahmedabad.
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Jharkhand: CM Hemant Soren launches job scheme for unskilled workers in urban areas 15.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The chief minister said if the government failed to provide a job within the given time, it will give the applicants an unemployment allowance.
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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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In Punjab, the coronavirus lockdown has driven drug addicts to seek help 25.7.2020 Scroll.in
No longer able to afford the drugs, 1.29 lakh persons enrolled in de-addiction centres between March and June.
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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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Modi government should embrace NREGA without trying to defend the indefensible 27.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government subjected the rural job scheme to systemic shocks but must now scale it up to 200 days of work to combat lockdown losses.
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