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MGNREGA wages blocked in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and 17 other states since September

Despite 2017-18 being touted as the year with the highest-ever allocation of funds under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, official data shows otherwise.

published on : 7th November 2017

If Jharkhand goes hungry, New Delhi must know why

In an interview with TNIE, economist Jeanb Dreze says Centre is increasingly taking control of social programmes, but is it committed to them?

published on : 5th November 2017

Grants to help states have decreased, finds report

The restructuring of fund flow was done after the 14th Finance Commission enhanced states’ share of divisible pool of taxes from 32 per cent to 42 per cent.

published on : 1st November 2017

Income inequality to rise further, jobs remain a chimera: Study

Income inequality in the country is "likely to exacerbate" due to the "government's inability to create jobs", warns a report.

published on : 1st October 2017

Government taking economy in wrong direction, says RSS-affiliated labour outfit

RSS-affiliated labour organisation urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to retract from the present reform process and stop laying excess thrust on jobless growth.

published on : 27th September 2017

Rs 250 crore NREGA wages remain unpaid for Telangana, Centre doles out only Rs132 crore

A whopping Rs 250 crore is the wages due and unpaid under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act scheme in Telangana for the last two months.

published on : 22nd September 2017

CPI-M protests in Tripura over cuts in Centre's MGNREGA share

The ruling CPI-M organisedsit-ins across Tripura to protest against what it said were "huge cuts" in fund allocation by the Centre for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

published on : 14th September 2017

Niti Aayog impact: Telangana to add more work under NREGA

Currently, authorities are executing only one kind of task under Centre’s scheme, which is leading to lapse of funds allotted to it

published on : 10th September 2017

Satellites keep eye on NREGA projects

The Indian Space Research Organisation is collecting information regarding the status of various projects taken under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) popularly.

published on : 14th August 2017

Lokesh urges Union Minister Tomar to release funds due to Andhra Pradesh

Panchayat Raj Minister N Lokesh has urged Union Minister for Panchayat Raj Narendra Singh Tomar to take steps for releasing Rs 1,351.81 crore that is due to the State.

published on : 11th August 2017

MGNREGA compensation delayed by Centre or states in around 50 per cent cases: Study

Researchers claimed today that the compensation under MGNREGA was delayed either by the Centre or the state governments in almost half of the 92 lakh cases it studied.

published on : 4th August 2017

"Let’s feast  on organic veggies this Onam"

Project‘Onathinu Orumuram Pachakari’ which aims at keeping this year’s Onam free of pesticide-ridden vegetables will be launched in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. 

published on : 12th July 2017

Plunder at Kovilambakkam keeps locals thirsty

Instead of addressing reasons for dropping groundwater levels, panchayat uses MNREGA workers to deepen the lake.

published on : 4th July 2017

Employment scheme blind to women with disabilities

 Odisha's differently-abled women have limited access to livelihood opportunities due to gender discrimination, lack of awareness and a disability friendly environment to work in.

published on : 26th February 2017

Government extends deadline for linking Aadhaar to MNREGA to March 31

The opposition, however, insisted that in states Aadhaar has been made mandatory and people not having it are denied job under MNREGA.

published on : 7th February 2017
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