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Missing workers, dodgy rolls, wage diversion: NREG audit in Jharkhand

January 14, 2022 7:07 am

Department of Jharkhand in its latest concurrent audit of work under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) -- a key initiative that has ensured at least a trickle of income to rural households amid the looming distress caused by the pandemic.

MGNREGS social audit hit, Kerala says funds from Centre delayed

December 14, 2021 6:00 pm

The financial crisis comes even as the audit, which is conducted every six months to check official records against ground realities, faces resistance from local-level politicians in many villages.

Payment of wages under MGNRES worth Rs 220 cr pending in Gujarat

August 08, 2021 7:46 am

Predominantly tribal districts of Dahod and Panchmahal appear to be most affected by pending wages, with fund transfer orders (FTOs) worth Rs 46.79 crore and Rs 16.66 crore pending for the districts respectively.

House panel seeks urban job scheme, cash transfers in Covid-like situations

August 04, 2021 8:28 am

The parliamentary committee has also noted that the Ministry of Labour delayed responding to the migrant crisis when Covid struck.

Covid in villages, MNREGS demand sees sharp fall in May from year before

June 20, 2021 5:13 pm

An analysis of data available on MNREGS portal till June 15 shows that the May decline was uniform for all states and Union territories except Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Odisha, Assam, Punjab and Jharkhand.

Six months after lockdown lifted, no let-up in MNREGS demand

February 18, 2021 7:06 am

Over 40 lakh households have completed the full 100 days employment till date in the current financial year.

No cash in hand for migrants, govt falls back on existing schemes: MNREGS, PDS

May 15, 2020 12:05 pm

As per the announcement, migrants who don’t have ration cards will get 5 kg of wheat or rice per person and 1 kg of pulses per family for May and June each, with the cost working out to around Rs 3,500 crore.

FM Sitharaman claim of MNREGS spike true only for May, April saw a fall

May 15, 2020 8:34 am

MGNREGA employment down more than half in April. Currently, out of the 13.74 crore MNREGS job cards issued, only 7.66 crore are “active”.

Maharashtra MNREGS figures double in 5 days

April 28, 2020 4:58 am

As reported earlier by The Indian Express, the numbers had gone up from about 40,000 on April 12 to over one lakh on April 22. It has more than doubled in the next five days.

Maharashtra govt streamlines responsibilities of district collectors, village officials for MGNREGS

October 03, 2017 4:36 am

The responsibilities for work such as job cards, demand for employment, unemployment allowance for not providing the work, labour days, e-muster, labour budget, compensation for the delayed payments, maintaining seven registers at the village level with others have been assigned to the officials.