PM’s economic advisory panel proposes urban job guarantee scheme

The clamour for an urban jobs scheme has been growing louder in recent times with increasing income inequality and job losses.

published on : 19th May 2022

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin chairs first DISHA meet, asks officials to complete works on time

He stressed that officials functioning should be attuned to ensure the state emerged as numero uno in the country in implementing developmental projects.

published on : 18th May 2022

Perambalur village lost 25% of saplings planted under MGNREGS: Residents

Mentioning the saplings to also have perished due to cattle attack, Ayyavu said there is no use in planting them like this.

published on : 14th May 2022

Reduced mandays for Andhra Pradesh from Centre may hit rural employment 

Officials of the Panchayat Raj and Rural Development said that MGNREGS is a demand-driven programme and the Centre will increase the mandays as per demand.

published on : 6th April 2022

MGNREGS wages hiked in Uttarakhand

Nearly 50 per cent of the workforce under the rural job guarantee scheme in the hill state comprises of women.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Concerned over MGNREGS fund reduction: Congress president Sonia Gandhi

Gandhi also said that the states were told that their labour budget will not be approved unless they meet conditions related to social audit.

published on : 1st April 2022

Allot 26 crore man-days to AP under MGNREGS, YSRC MPs urge Centre

In a memorandum submitted to the minister, they said as against the 23.68 crore mandays allotted to AP in 2020-21, the State was able to reach nearly 24 crore mandays.

published on : 31st March 2022

Amarnath alleges graft in MGNREGS works 

In place of manual labour, machines were used and false bills were claimed, he alleged.

published on : 27th February 2022

Leaflet alleges MGNREGS scam in Erasama, video viral

 As per reports, videos of leaflets reading Rs 18 crore spent under MGNREGS in Erasama block in financial years -2020-2021 and 2021-2022 are doing the rounds.

published on : 21st February 2022

NREGS-Special Project for Nallamala tribals of Telangana paused for 2022

7,400 chenchus living in the Nallamala forest are provided livelihood under the MGNREGS-Special Chenchu Project started to address malnutrition in the vulnerable community.

published on : 21st February 2022

‘Unified MGNREGS wages needed’: Panel flags pay disparity in Centre's flagship rural employment scheme

Having a uniform rate will also be convenient in terms of calculations and indexation in one go for the entire country rather than different States/UTs bringing in their own dynamics, the report said

published on : 21st February 2022

Economic activity remained resilient in 3rd Covid wave: Finance Ministry

MER report says the impact of the third wave on economic activity has been much weaker than the previous two waves.

published on : 16th February 2022

86% NREGS fund misuse cases in four southern states

Over 3.62 lakh out of the total 4.20 lakh cases reported in the country were reported from these four states. 

published on : 13th February 2022

Parliamentary panel criticizes poor auditing of MGNREGS

While there is provision for social audit of central schemes like MGNREGS, a few of them have been audited in the last few years.

published on : 12th February 2022

Playgrounds to be developed in rural areas of Karnataka under MNREGS

This is being done to encourage youths to take up sports, especially in rural areas. Playgrounds will be developed in an area of one to five acres.

published on : 3rd February 2022
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