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Pandemic eases but NREGS demand still higher than pre-Covid

April 02, 2022 7:02 am

It is a huge jump from the pre-Covid years, when the total number of households touched 5.48 crore in 2019-20; 5.27 crore in 2018-19; 5.12 crore in 2017-18.

Kerala: 'Illegal' hiring of migrant workers for MGNREGA works surface, social audit director to submit report to govt

March 26, 2022 4:02 pm

The illegality is allegedly covered up by transferring the wages to the accounts of the selected MGNREGS workers, from whom the money is then retrieved after the deduction of a commission

Why Parliament panel criticised caste-based NREGS wages payment

March 18, 2022 8:07 am

A Parliamentary Standing Committee has asked the Rural Development Ministry to restore the earlier mechanism of generation of single Fund Transfer Order

States that don't appoint MGNREGA ombudsperson in at least 80% districts won't get funds

February 27, 2022 8:38 pm

Launching the Ombudsperson app for MGNREGS on Thursday, Union Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh had expressed concerns over the non-appointment of ombudspersons in various districts.

Demand for MGNREGS work surpasses last year’s numbers

February 10, 2022 11:26 am

Trends of the present fiscal, that is 2021-22, show that till date, 11.57 crore people had applied for work, of which 9.53 crore have been given employment.

Report on MGNREGS: Raise guaranteed days of work, says House panel

February 09, 2022 7:32 am

In Union Budget 2022-23, there was no increase in the allocation for MGNREGS, with the Finance Ministry retaining it at Rs 73,000 crore for the next fiscal year.

Union Budget 2022-23: In demand, but MGNREGS gets no hike

February 02, 2022 4:58 am

🔴 On Tuesday, MGNREGS was not mentioned in Finance Minister nirmala Sitharaman’s 90-minute Union Budget speech in the Lok Sabha

Demand for guaranteed rural jobs peaked in lockdown, still above pre-pandemic levels: Economic Survey

February 01, 2022 2:28 am

Document tabled by finance minister says further research is required to determine extent to which migrant labourers’ exodus could be accounted for the rise in demand for MGNREGS work.

After highest-ever demand in 2020-21, work demand under MGNREGS sees a dip

January 07, 2022 8:23 pm

While the decline in demand is significant, it is still higher than the work demanded and generated in the country since 2014-15.

RTI ineffective, MGNREGA promoting corruption: Nishikant Dubey

December 15, 2021 5:02 am

Nishikant Dubey was speaking during a discussion on supplementary demands for grants, where the Opposition attacked the government for the state of the economy and selling Air India (AI) in a non-transparent manner to the Tatas.