December 28, 2019 1:37 am
The gap between the number of households demanding MGNREGA work and the number who were provided work has been the highest in 2019-20. This indicates that even if demand fell, supply of work fell even more.
December 11, 2019 4:10 am
Police detained several sarpanches and took them to District Police Lines. They were released on filing surety bonds.
November 20, 2019 7:40 am
The Rural Development and Panchayats minister has already ordered a through inquiry into the alleged scam that was unearthed in Muktsar, Faridkot and Ferozepur districts.
October 22, 2019 11:05 am
There is no clarity on what could be the reason behind this rising trend of entry level workforce among MGNREGA workers but experts say this could be a reflection of rural distress and lack of employment opportunities.
October 20, 2019 2:45 am
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005, provides unskilled manual work for 100 days to eligible rural households.
August 15, 2019 6:59 am
A measurable and time-bound programme for increasing organic matter content in our soils is needed to preserve and boost crop productivity.
July 29, 2019 6:59 am
The incident took place in Patratu village of Chanho block in Ranchi. Family members of Lakhan Mahato said he got a dug well constructed in 2018 on his farmland at a cost of Rs 3.54 lakh.
July 17, 2019 5:27 pm
Replying to a discussion, Tomar also suggested that big corporates can learn from women self-help groups as they have only 2 per cent NPAs.
July 09, 2019 8:24 am
Sources said that the government feels that SAD, which is an ally of ruling BJP, will not leave any stone unturned to stop central grant under MGNREGA to Punjab as it is politically helping Congress in the state.
July 02, 2019 7:01 am
Rural distress is real. The first is to recognise it. Drinking water, improving efficiency of existing irrigation systems, rural finance, including temporary waiver of loan repayments, needs funds, which the affected states do not have.
June 05, 2016 8:52 pm