Thursday, Feb 02, 2023

MGNREGA scheme


Centre clears Rs 8,200 crore for Bengal under rural housing scheme

November 25, 2022 4:46 am

This financial year, the Central government stopped releasing money to the state under various schemes, including MGNREGA and PM Awas Yojana, over allegations of rampant corruption at the lower level.

MGNREGA Scheme: Participation of women in rural jobs on the rise, says govt

August 29, 2022 3:51 am

UP, which was among the worst-performing states with respect to women’s participation in the MGNREGA scheme before 2017, has been successful in raising the number of women beneficiaries in the last five and a half years, the government said.

Growing reliance on MGNREGA in rural areas, elevated youth unemployment in urban areas, are worrying signals

July 01, 2022 8:58 am

In 2018-19, 5.27 crore households had availed of work under MGNREGA. In 2019-20, a year before the pandemic, this had risen to 5.48 crore.

MGNREGA wages: House panel for removing caste-based payment method

March 17, 2022 11:33 am

“The Committee were aghast at such a revelation. Employing such modality surpasses any prudence whatsoever,” said the report that was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Rs 1,500 cr target under NREGS this year: Punjab achieves 21% spend in 4 months

August 09, 2020 1:38 am

As majority of the districts of the state are behind their respective targets, the reasons being cited by officials are slow procurement or non-availability of the material required for various works under the scheme.

In MGNREGA plan, govt focus on water conservation

November 01, 2019 2:33 am

The Ministry of Rural Development has asked states to focus on works related to water conservation while preparing the MGNREGA labour budget for the 2020-21 financial year.

Government not in favour of MGNREGA forever: Narendra Singh Tomar

July 18, 2019 5:28 am

Tomar also said that the government is trying to make Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana — the Centre’s crop insurance scheme — simpler and more useful for farmers.

NREG: NDA govt ‘narrow minded’, says Congress

October 18, 2014 1:01 am

The Congress accused the NDA government of trying to weaken the MGNREGA scheme.

Siddaramaiah asks bureaucrats to pull up their socks

May 27, 2013 3:59 pm

Karnataka CM wants a drastic change in the administration in the next six months.

SC seeks govt's response on funds utilisation of MGNREGA

December 16, 2010 1:55 pm

The court also asked them to file their response in the same affidavit about the CBI probe.