Employment Guarantee Scheme

Employment Guarantee Scheme News

Over 6,000 villages in three districts drought-hit: Kadam

The Maharashtra government declared on Tuesday over 6,000 villages in Aurangabad,Pune and Nashik districts drought-affected.

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Water conservation efforts yield rich dividends

This would augur well for these areas in the coming months.

NREGS at a fifth of its potential in Pune division

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS),believed to have the potential to employ over 1 lakh people in labour-intensive works in Pune division,has been able to employ not even a fifth of this in the last 13 months.

EGS teacher Zila Singh declared dead

A 23-year-old teacher under the Employment Guarantee Scheme,Zila Singh,who had developed problems relating to liver and brain after undertaking a hunger strike in May this year,was declared dead on Monday.

Beacon atop pvt car,driver tries to enter airport,held

The city police arrested a man driving a private car when he was trying to enter the airport with a beacon atop the car on but with no government official inside the vehicle.

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Briefly State

The state government is planning to extend the employment guarantee scheme to cities as well in order to provide social security for the urban poor.

Salem-Dossa row wakes up state

The Maharashtra government plans to move court soon seeking cancellation of “luxuries” prisoners enjoy,apparently prompted by what Minister of State for Home Ramesh Bagwe saw during a recent visit to Arthur Road Jail....

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