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Rs 19 crore paid under MNREGA fails to reach beneficiaries

Official RDPR sources said that in 2017-18, as many as 596 cases were registered against officials and contractors for violating MGNREGA guidelines. 

published on : 16th January 2019

MGNREGA in doldrums due to BJP government's neglect: Congress leader P Chidambaram​

In times of rural distress, the neglect of the MGNREGA by the BJP-led government was unpardonable, P Chidambaram asserted.

published on : 7th January 2019

Janmabhoomi meetings in Guntur towns end abruptly after tussle

While YSRC leaders in Nowluru alleged committee's bias towards beneficiaries of housing and pension schemes, TDP leaders in Naramalapadu sought immediate clearance of pending MGNREGA bills.

published on : 7th January 2019

Cyclone Gaja: Caste rears its ugly head even in the face of nature’s grave equaliser

If Kodiyakkarai is the farthest point of Nagapattinam district, M Pakkiri’s thatched hut may well be its last house.

published on : 25th November 2018

NREGA: Tamil Nadu bags three awards for good show

A total of 228 national awards were given for outstanding work in rural development schemes.

published on : 12th September 2018

Centre mulls hike in MGNREGS wages to meet minimum pays of various state governments

The revision, if it happens, will be the first one since 2009.

published on : 24th August 2018

There are visible efforts to erase history, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The state government has earmarked a Budget allocation of Rs 18 crore for the modernisation of the  Khadi sector and hiked the wages of spinners by 61 per cent and weavers by 40 per cent.

published on : 2nd August 2018

Staff crunch hits MGNREGS payout

Ram Kripal Yadav said about 99 per cent of the MGNREGS wages were paid electronically in the current year as compared to 37 per cent in 2013-14.

published on : 28th July 2018

Modi government cruelly neglecting MGNREGA, Food Security Act: Chidambaram

The former finance and home minister said as long as there were children who tragically starved to death, "we have to hang our heads in shame and grief".

published on : 27th July 2018

Make use of MGNREGA funds for Haritha Haaram: CM K Chandrasekhar Rao

Ministers KT Rama Rao and Jupally Krishna Rao, chief secretary SK Joshi, Panchayat Raj principal secretary Vikas Raj and commissioner Neetu Prasad, and others participated in the meeting.   

published on : 23rd July 2018

Government claims exceeding NREGA target in State

The department has planned to generate 9.5 crore man days under MGNREGA during the current fiscal.

published on : 18th July 2018

Aadhaar not must for Rs 5 lakh health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat: Health Ministry

Ayushman Bharat will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.

published on : 12th July 2018

596 cases of violation in just one year under MGNREGA in Karnataka 

In 2012, when Jagadish Shettar was Chief Minister, he had pointed out a big scam in MGNREGA and the amount exceeded Rs 600 crore, and about 10 lakh bogus job cards were detected.

published on : 25th June 2018

NREGA nurtures 80 lakh plants in Krishna district

Number of plants grown under the MGNREGA scheme by the State government in Krishna district grew from 13 lakh in 2016-17 to 80 lakh in 2017-18. 

published on : 23rd June 2018

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb seeks report card from his predecessor

He pointed out that Ministry of Rural Development had to stop funding of MGNREGA because earlier government could not reply 23 answers of 25 pertinent questions of rural development schemes.

published on : 28th May 2018
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