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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act


PM launches 'Catch the Rain' campaign, says MGNREGA funds be spent for rain water conservation

March 22, 2021 4:03 pm

Addressing an event at the virtual launch of the campaign on the World Water Day, Modi said it is a matter of concern that majority of rain water in India gets wasted. He said the more the rain water is conserved, the less will be the dependence on groundwater.

Only 31 days of work per household provided under rural job scheme this year

September 30, 2014 2:10 am

Officials say figures are expected to improve by year-end but admit that it is unlikely to cross the 50-day mark.

Rural jobs: Centre tells states to focus on 2,500 blocks

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

The Rural Development ministry prescribed the exercise to ensure “greater focus” on backward blocks.

MGNREGA row: Gadkari turns down Vasundhara suggestions

July 12, 2014 1:28 am

Rajasthan CM had sought delivering the Act as a scheme.

Cong, social activists threaten protest

July 05, 2014 2:01 am

Raje had written to Gadkari on June 6 asking why MGNREGA cannot be delivered as a scheme.

Putting out the guarantee

March 15, 2014 3:01 am

NREGA has been set back by poor programme awareness and uncaptured demand

Punjab diverting MGNREGA funds, says Tewari

February 06, 2014 3:44 pm

Tewari said, the state had delayed over 55 per cent of the wages amounting to over Rs 55 crore till January beyond the stipulated time period.

UPA job scheme couldn't ensure pay on time: Data

January 08, 2014 4:04 pm

According to the data, only 68 per cent of payments for work under the scheme were generated within the mandated 15 days.

Rural jobs scheme to now include construction of houses,toilets

December 17, 2013 1:22 am

MGNREGA promises 100 days of employment to each rural household every year.

Jairam lauds Bihar sanitation model

October 30, 2013 5:34 am

In the latest attempt,Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh lauded Bihar for commitment to improve sanitation.