This labourer's son cracks JEE Main, wants to coach underprivileged students

JEE Main results 2019: Till a few years back, Bheel had no knowledge of entrance examinations at the undergraduate level. His sole aim was to become a strong support for his parents — both MGNREGA workers who get a monthly income of Rs 3,000

Saplings to be planted using MNREGA to help endangered primates

Under the scheme, 10575 saplings and seedlings of fruit bearing trees like guava, mango and jamun will be planted in the Kakoijana Reserve Forest Area covering more than 4 hectare of area.


Maharashtra govt steps up MNREGA enrolment drive to check migration from drought-hit areas

At least 24,000 villages across the state have been affected by drought, with Marathwada, parts of Vidarbha, northern and western Maharashtra worst hit.

MNREGA job spike to take some load off Congress in Rajasthan

At Rs 199 a day, the Central government-notified MGNREGA wage rate for Rajasthan is Rs 26 less than the state’s minimum wage.

Rural distress: Last year of Govt saw highest demand for MNREGA jobs in 8 yrs

In 2014-15, the first year under of the NDA government when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had dismissed MGNREGA as “the living monument of UPA’s failure’, the person-days generated was just 166 crore.

Govt seeks EC approval to revise wage rates paid under MNREGA

The government in this year's Interim Budget had proposed to allocate Rs 60,000 crore for rural employment scheme under the MGNREGA for the year 2019-20.


MPs and activists write to PM Modi: Make stronger MGNREGA urgent priority

It also asks that MGNREGA funds be both adequate and timely and that MGNREGA wages not be less that statutory minimum wage of the state.

Need to increase the scope of MNREGA for sustainable future: BJP MP Varun Gandhi

The event at the college was organised with an aim of encouraging discussion on the problems ailing the rural economy.

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How MGNREGA can be re-engineered for doubling of farmers’ incomes

The NDA government’s approach towards MGNREGA has differed from that of the previous UPA regime in one significant way: There is greater emphasis now in the building of “individual household” assets, as opposed to “community” assets,