Parliament committee slams Budget cuts for MGNREGS

“The Act governing the MGNREGS provides ‘Right to Work’ to such deprived sections of the rural populace who are willing to work,” said the report.

published on : 16th March 2023

No rollback of Aadhaar-based MGNREGA wages, says Centre

The govt had made it mandatory that all payments to the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA beneficiaries would be made through the Aadhaar-based Payment System (ABPS) from February 1.

published on : 15th March 2023

Appointments for ration shop salesmen will be done soon, says Minister I Periyasamy

He further stated that in order to fill up the salesmen vacancies in ration shops under Public Distribution Systems, will be completed soon.

published on : 14th March 2023

7 women in Kerala dig well to help friend get potable water

The women, all MGNREGA workers and residents of the same village, became friends while working together.

published on : 14th March 2023

Petitions from people not mere papers, they represent a dream, a future: CM Stalin

“The latest schemes introduced by the state government have all been towards ensuring social justice,

published on : 7th March 2023

Jharkhand CM's Principal Secretary Rajiv Arun Ekka shunted after BJP charges

The Jharkhand Personnel, Administrative Reforms and Official Language Department issued a notification in this regard late in the evening on Sunday. 

published on : 6th March 2023

ED seizes Rs 3cr in raid linked to IAS Pooja Singhal

The JSMDC became the nodal agency for the supply of coal to such small and medium enterprises.

published on : 4th March 2023

Belagavi GP member: 30% cut demanded for MGNREGA funds

She further alleged that a ‘commission’ to the tune of 30 per cent is being demanded after the release of funds under MGNREGA.

published on : 22nd February 2023

NREGA workers on an indefinite stir in Delhi demanding withdrawal of photo-attendance App 

The NREGA Sangharsh Morcha, a national collective of workers' unions and organisations working on MGNREGA, has demanded the immediate withdrawal of the App.

published on : 20th February 2023

NREGA becoming victim of govt’s repressive policies, says Rahul

Terming the Aadhaar-based payments an attack on the income of the poor, the Wayanad MP said the UPA government had a vision for Aadhaar card to provide convenience, identity and economic security.

published on : 18th February 2023

Aadhaar-based payment  for rural jobs, big cut in funds trigger uproar

I have been out of work for two months because of the mandatory digital attendance. I am yet to get earlier dues,” she told this newspaper.

published on : 17th February 2023

Reducing allocation for MGNREGA will affect the poor, says Congress MP Manickam Tagore

Addressing newspersons, Tagore said the scheme had brought changes in the lives of the poor and even earned the praise of the UN.

published on : 12th February 2023

Supreme Court grants interim bail to suspended Jharkhand IAS officer in money laundering case

The order was passed by a bench headed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul while hearing Singhal's appeal against the Jharkhand High Court order dismissing her bail plea.

published on : 10th February 2023

Odisha: Barkote Sarpanch Sangh seek transfer of engineer citing lack of cooperation

According to the agitators, AEE Rani Panda was not cooperating with them in matters of development of their areas.

published on : 4th February 2023

22 per cent cut in MGNREGA allocation, may hit jobs

In the past five years, 21% of the budget for the scheme is used for paying the pending dues of the previous years. “There is already a pending liability of Rs 16,000 crore.

published on : 2nd February 2023

The forced capex gamble in Budget 2023

The more important question is, where is the money for such large government expenditure coming from?

published on : 2nd February 2023

Ganjam tops country in MGNREGA

It achieved 58 per cent women participation under the scheme, said Vasan.

published on : 25th January 2023

Jharkhand illegal mining probe: Another IAS officer under ED scanner

According to ED, Pankaj Mishra, arrested by the ED in a money laundering case, enjoys “political clout” as he is the political representative of Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren and “controls” illegal mining

published on : 19th January 2023

NREGA digital attendance driving women out

With no means to buy a smart phone & limited access to internet, women workforce are dropping out from scheme

published on : 18th January 2023

BJP runs country like its zamindari, says Mamata

Referring to the central teams visit to Bengal to oversee implementation of various schemes, Mamata alleged they were being sent to ‘harass’ the state government.

published on : 17th January 2023
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