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Probe by Jharkhand govt would be a farce: SG Tushar Mehta

May 20, 2022 5:43 am

The issue came up when the bench of Chief Justice Ravi Ranjan and Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad was hearing three PILs related to the 2010 MGNREGA scam, allotment of mining lease and alleged use of shell companies for money laundering.

Gujarat: 78 villages in Rajkot district to get new panchayat office buildings

February 12, 2022 3:37 pm

The offices will be constructed using funds under MGNREGA and grants from the 15th Finance Commission.

Covid distress: MNREGS demand above 2-crore level 10th month in a row

October 31, 2021 7:40 am

Data available on the MNREGS portal show that 2.07 crore households availed of the scheme in September — which was 3.85% higher than for the same month in 2020, and as much as 72.30% higher than September 2019, the last non-Covid year.

NREGS: Punjab has generated 31.48 lakh persondays from April 1 to May 11 this year

May 12, 2021 9:26 pm

Till date, at least 2.92 lakh individuals have worked under NREGS, against a total of 11.85 lakh in the entire financial year last year.

India is no country for women. Could the pandemic help change that?

April 28, 2021 9:13 am

Gender-based discrimination begins before birth and is instilled in the home. But the current health crisis, with men sharing domestic chores and women carrying corpses, may be an inflection point for Indian gender norms

Maharashtra: Amid Covid restrictions, increase in workers enrolled under MNREGA

April 18, 2021 7:17 pm

Maharashtra gears up to absorb larger unskilled workforce amid rising number of covid cases.

Minimum wage for agri workers hiked to Rs 324.2 per day in January: Gujarat Government

March 23, 2021 5:30 am

Thakor said the Gujarat State Minimum Wages Advisory Board headed by Bhavnaben Joshipura has three representatives of labour workers and four representatives of industry. It had held met in 2016, 2017, five times in 2018 and once in 2019.

CITU hold protest rally, demand raise in minimum wage, repeal of farm laws

March 17, 2021 9:27 pm

Around 1,500 to 2,000 protesters marched from the old bus stand to Chaura Maidan before holding a meeting there.

Kakoli goes to work

September 13, 2020 2:27 pm

The Indian Express travels to Purba Bardhaman, the district with the highest number of households that have availed work under NREGA, to find that in a year of pandemic and polls for Bengal, the job scheme has emerged as a clear safety net for lakhs of households

NREGA Participation In COVID Times: In Punjab, women net 58% share of total person days, almost same as last year

September 02, 2020 1:45 am

As per the data, while five out of the 22 districts of Punjab have recorded an increase in the women person-days share, two districts are at par with last year’s figure, while remaining all the districts have show a decline.