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NITI Aayog: CMs ask to maintain 'asset creation' spirit of MGNREGA 13.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 12 (ANI): The first meeting of the Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on coordination between the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and Agriculture was held
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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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‘Special turmeric cell in Nizamabad soon’ 26.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Union Commerce Minister allocated staff, says MP Kavitha
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Agri forestry to be promoted in TS 25.6.2018 Hindu: News
Extension officers to monitor growth of saplings
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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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Prathipati moots developing libraries under MGNREGA 23.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
‘Proposal to construct digital library in Guntur on the anvil’
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Swami-turned-Minister in M.P. moots ‘cow Ministry’ 20.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
It can create jobs and conduct research in cow breeding, says Swami Akhileshwaranand Giri.
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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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Sub-group of CMs to view agri policies 19.6.2018 Hindu: Health
The government has set up a sub-group of Chief Ministers to coordinate policy approaches for agriculture and the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employ
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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani named in panel on Agri & MNREGA 19.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is among the seven chief ministers who have been included in a committee that will make recommendations on a coordinated policy approach on the subject of 'Agriculture and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). The committee was announced at the fourth meeting of the NITI Aayog Governing Council in New Delhi on Sunday. The committee will be headed by Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and also comprise chief ministers of Bihar (Nitish Kumar), Sikkim (Pavan Chamling), UP (Yogi Adityanath), West Bengal (Mamata Banerjee) and Andhra Pradesh (N Chandrababu Naidu). The committee will make recommendations for increasing farmers' income through agriculture related activities under MGNREGA before sowing and after harvesting. The state government said in a release that it is committed to achieve the prime minister's goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022. It cited the example of the water conservation drive under which de-silting of river bodies was ...
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CM seeks tax incentives from Centre 17.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Wants more freedom to States in implementing development schemes
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Pilot project to develop FRA lands 15.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
A pilot project to make cultivable the forest lands on which rights were given to tribals in Adilabad district, under the Forest Rights Act, 1996, is
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Mawtap Pyllun villagers block PWD road for 3 days 14.6.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, June 14: The PWD road at Mawtap Pyllun in East Khasi Hills (EKH) district has ben blocked by the residents of the village for the last 3 days in protest against the department’s decision to disallow construction of footpaths sanctioned under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS).

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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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Centre slams State for poor progress on rural schemes 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
Busy focusing on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, State officials tell delegates from Centre
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Rythu Bandhu benefits only the big farmers: CPI(M) 7.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Hand over patta lands to cultivators, CPIM tells forest officials
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MPDO arrested on bribery charge 6.6.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on Wednesday arrested Mandal Parishad Development Officer of Narva in Mahbubnagar district, P. Raghava, after he all
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Tiruvannamalai takes ‘fruity’ route to boost income 6.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Plan to plant 4.5 lakh saplings of fruit-bearing trees
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Colonial hangover 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Home
The Central government ignores a nationwide strike by rural postal workers who are struggling to be recognised as full-time employees of the Postal Department in order to receive living wages at a time when they find their workload substantially increased to keep government schemes afloat. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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MGNREGS funds help improve infrastructure in Vizianagaram villages 31.5.2018 Hindu: News
Vizianagaram tops State in implementation of scheme
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