User: karuna Topic: NREGA
Category: TN NREGA
Last updated: Apr 24 2017 04:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Non-BJP ruled states lagged in NREGS payments in FY17 24.4.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
In contrast, Andhra Pradesh was the best performer, having made 90% of its payments on time, followed by Telangana at 85% and Jharkhand at 76%.
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Tamil Nadu, UP and Bengal lagged in NREGS payments in FY17 24.4.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
Government has issued a circular to ensure that the 'financial transfer order' is generated within eight days of registration under the muster roll.
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Agricultural workers seek compensation, launch stir 17.4.2017 Hindu: Home
The sit-in protest was held in various parts of the delta districts
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Tamil Nadu tops in rural job guarantee scheme 15.4.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu has made use of the current spell of drought to create an all-India record in the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS).During the financ...
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Salt and shrimp in the Cauvery delta 8.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Temple tank, taps, fields—it is as if the entire village and its surrounding areas have been submerged in salt water
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8 states declared drought affected, Centre allows them to offer 50 days of extra work under NREGS 6.4.2017 ET: Policy
Kerala, Rajasthan, MP, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, UP, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu would be eligible to provide 150 days of manual work per household.
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Use mobiles to reach out to youth, Modi tells MPs 31.3.2017 Hindu: National
‘2019 poll will see maximum use of mobile technology’
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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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‘State leads in creating employment under NREGA in Jan’ 5.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Centre approves workday extension under MGNREGA scheme in Tamil Nadu 25.2.2017 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
Centre approves workday extension under MGNREGA scheme in Tamil Nadu
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Tamil Nadu announces Rs 2,247 crore package for drought-hit areas 21.2.2017 Latest News
The major chunk will go for farmers who have cultivated paddy to the tune of around Rs 2,049 crore
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Government on the job for cleanup of NREG scheme 15.2.2017 ET: Policy
The deprivation data of Socio and Economic Caste Census (SECC) is being used to identify the poor households who have not been covered by NREGA.
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Rural Ministry seeks Rs 6,000 crore more for NREGS 9.2.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
The additional funds sought by the ministry in the third supplementary budget will help in meeting pending payments to the tune of Rs 3,700 crore.
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Job scheme, a mixed bag for rural labourers 5.2.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
MGNREGS, while providing a means of sustained livelihood for beneficiaries, has led to labour shortage in the farm sector in some areas
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‘South accounts for nearly 30% of MGNREGS funds’ 30.1.2017 Hindu: Home
Top official attributes it to better ‘absorbing capacity’ of the States
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State well placed to meet Aadhaar norm 21.1.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The Centre’s latest move of making Aadhaar number mandatory for beneficiaries of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) will not pose any problem to Tamil Nadu, accor...
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Of 5 states which get lion's share of NREGS funds, only 2 are poor 15.1.2017 ET: Policy
A break-up of the fund flow under the job scheme between 2013-2016 shows that Andhra Pradesh (AP), Tamil Nadu (TN), UP, Bengal and Rajasthan have accounted for half of the allocations.
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Of 5 states which get lion’s share of NREGS funds, only 2 are poor 15.1.2017 TOI: India
Half of the fund allocation under job scheme MGNREGA goes to 5 states, but only two of them, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, rank high on poverty list. The paradox that poor states are not partaking of “distress labour” scheme has been underlined by a committee set up to analyse rural welfare schemes.
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Surviving the drought 12.1.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Tamil Nadu’s move to declare a drought, ironically on the eve of the harvest festival of Pongal, is an important step to address the agrarian distress that is sweeping the State following poor rainfal...
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Farmers stage demonstration 30.12.2016 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Members of the Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam and All India Vivasaya Thozhilalar Sangam affiliated to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) staged a demonstration here on Thursday.They took out a proc...
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