No social audit held for NREGS works in Anantapur district in 2 years

According to sources, out of 63 mandals in the district, social auditing has been completed in seven and currently it is being carried out in four mandals. 

published on : 14th January 2022

Missive to Modi: KCR blasts Centre for hike in fertiliser, fuel prices  

TRS supremo blames Centre’s skewed agriculture policy for steep rise in the cost of cultivation

published on : 13th January 2022

Employment scheme wage liability over Rs 1000 crore

The Centre has a pending wage liability of nearly Rs 1,402 crore towards many states under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme (MGNREGS) during this financial year.

published on : 22nd December 2021

BJD MPs meet Union Minister Giriraj, discuss PMAY(G) work

Senior officials of the Ministry also attended the meeting. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had demanded 1.84 lakh houses for cyclone Fani-hit families under the PMAY(G).

published on : 21st December 2021

MGNREGS wages elude Karnataka workers

It was this scheme which aided migrant labourers returning to the state during the first and second waves of the pandemic.

published on : 7th December 2021

Migration ritual begins western Odisha districts after COVID unlock

With economic activities completely open after COVID restrictions and greener pastures beckoning, migration has begun from Balangir and other western Odisha districts.

published on : 19th November 2021

Odisha DRDA calls for action against range officer for misappropriating funds in MGNREGS project

Sources said that in the financial year 2020-21, a grant of Rs 9.24 lakh was sanctioned for digging a pond in Badapanjariaguda under MGNREGS.

published on : 16th November 2021

Odisha 'fails' to meet work demand under MGNREGS

As around 1.2 per cent of the transactions are rejected, Rs 102 crore of last five financial years rejected wages are yet to be credited to workers’ accounts.

published on : 8th November 2021

Centre allots 1.83 crore  more person days to AP

This is the second time in the financial year that the Centre is sanctioning additional person-days to the State.

published on : 6th November 2021

Worries galore, Deepavali may not just be as bright for these people in Nagapattinam

According to officials, 43 villages in Mayiladuthurai district and 80 villages in Nagapattinam district have been left out from the scheme by the insurance firm concerned citing lack of losses.

published on : 5th November 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik requests PM Modi to release MGNREGS dues

He also requested the Prime Minister to release pending amount of Rs 1088 crore soon in order to ensure timely payment of wages to workers under the scheme.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Villagers marooned as rains submerge bridge 

The rains that lashed the district recently submerged a low-lying bridge on a jungle stream, leaving the residents of R Venkatesapuram village marooned.

published on : 7th October 2021

‘Misleading’ info by govt on NREGS bills irks Andhra HC

The Andhra Pradesh High Court expressed dissatisfaction over the panchayat raj department giving misleading information to it on the payment of MGNREGS bills to contractors.

published on : 30th September 2021

4 town panchayats in Coimbatore district set for upgrade, no new areas to be annexed

The district administration arrived at the decision based on two consultative meetings held with the people on the issue.

published on : 25th September 2021

Failed by government, tribal man builds road for his village in Odisha's Kandhamal

The indifference of the authorities could not be tolerated anymore by Dhaneswar as medical exigencies and other pressing issues kept bothering the inhabitants.

published on : 11th September 2021
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