Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Budget 2022: Need urban-focused job plan to aid consumption

Today the government spending, investments, agriculture and trade are firmly above pre-pandemic levels. Consumption, especially, in certain segments require a healing touch.  

published on : 9th January 2022

Part of check dam wall near Anaikatti in Coimbatore collapses, activists blame poor construction

It was constructed under the MGNREGS with Rs 8 lakh funded by the District Rural Development Agency. Sources said rain exposed the poor construction work.

published on : 15th December 2021

Modi government mulling 30 per cent hike in allocation for MGNREGA

Allocations for MGNREGA scheme stood at Rs 73,000 crore in 2021-22. This amount was higher than the Budget estimates for the previous year, but it was 35% lower than the revised estimates.

published on : 4th November 2021

Odisha youth dig canal through hill to bring water home

Fighting against all odds and a hostile terrain, around 40 youths of Sudarshanpur in Tigiria block of Cuttack district have put an end to the water problems in the village. 

published on : 10th October 2021

Kerala Minister Govindan locks horns with Opposition over "Left party" claims

Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said the Opposition in the state assembly is the real ‘Left’ if one goes by the British system as stated by the minister as they sit on the left side of the Speaker.

published on : 5th October 2021

Three officials suspended for MGNREGS fraud in Odisha

Sources said some villagers of Jari had lodged a complaint with the Collector alleging irregularities in execution of MGNREGS in their panchayat. 

published on : 9th August 2021