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MGNREGS demand in April nearly doubled over last year

May 11, 2021 8:17 am

The April 2021 figure is provisional and likely to be revised upwards. This is because muster rolls data of the last week of the month gets updated over the first fortnight of the following month.

Pandemic sent migrants home, record 11 crore turned to rural job scheme

April 02, 2021 7:30 am

Over 11 crore people worked under the scheme during the financial year 2020-21 — the first time since its inception in 2006-07 that the MGNREGS numbers crossed the 11-crore mark in a year.

NREGA wages see highest jump in Meghalaya, nil in Kerala, Lakshadweep

March 17, 2021 8:54 am

In all, 22 States and UTs have seen an increase of less than Rs 10, whereas 12 states and UTs have registered a hike of over Rs 10 this time.

Making ration shop work for people

January 15, 2021 7:57 pm

Citizen education and confidence building can lead to greater transparency and accountability at fair-price shops.

MGNREGS: Kerala thrust on asset creation to help people tide over Covid-19 jobs crisis

October 12, 2020 7:57 am

The move is aimed at ensuring that beneficiaries get not just 100 days of paid work but also a sustainable livelihood to overcome the crisis induced by the pandemic.

MGNREGS come to tribals’ aid in Nandurbar, district reports highest-ever employment under scheme

May 25, 2020 10:40 pm

According to District Collector Dr Rajendra Bharud, 41,157 labourers are employed in various works undertaken by district collectorate.

Labour attendance for works up by over 60,000 in 10 days: MGNREGS Commissioner

April 22, 2020 11:30 pm

"We have started aggressive campaigning to provide MGNREGS works to the needy and affected. This has seen the labour attendance going up from about 40,000 on April 12 to over one lakh to date," Nayak told The Indian Express.

Rahul Gandhi meets Kerala tribal woman who cracked civil service exams

April 17, 2019 5:59 pm

Hailing from a poor background in Wayanad, Sreedhanya had bagged the 410th rank in the Civil Services Examination, 2018. "She is self-confident and a woman who confronted adversities," Gandhi said.

Kisan Sammelan ends with call for ‘swaraj’

November 05, 2018 4:02 am

A resolution stressed that the government should implement all existing laws for the protection of farm community including the Land Acquisition Act (2013), the land reform laws, Forest Rights Act, MGNREGS and the Environmental Protection Act.

DBT mission plans widening scope to all subsidy schemes

April 04, 2016 12:39 am

The progress of DBT implementation will be monitored through e-Samiksha portal of the Cabinet Secretariat.