Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act


NREGS: Despite faring well, Punjab has inadequate funds to pay wages

November 14, 2021 8:47 am

However, Punjab faced a negative account of NREGA net balance at Rs 177.81 crore till November 8 — which has severely impacted the poor, because it is mainly people from the poorer sections that work under MGNREGA.

Hollowing out a promise

July 13, 2018 8:47 am

NREGA is a demand-driven programme and if the demand vanishes because wages are low and uncertain, nothing will be able to save it.

Chouhan seeks relaxation in NREGA expenditure criterion

July 08, 2014 2:09 am

Chouhan’s demand will require amendments into the Schedule-I of NREG Act of 2005.

Centre sits on most NAC recommendations

September 24, 2013 3:28 am

According to Health and Family Welfare officials,NAC recommendations on Universal Health Coverage submitted in July came too late.

A Walk into the Sun

May 14, 2012 4:24 pm

One state. Five days. Twenty-four villages. Seventy-five kilometres.

MNREGA wages raised to Rs 130 per day in Himachal

April 03, 2012 3:54 am

The Himachal Pradesh government on Monday told state Assembly that minimum wages for labourers under Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act has been raised to Rs 130 per day.

Jobless youths: Few takers for Rlys sop

December 21, 2011 2:00 am

The Railway Ministry has now decided to slash that quota to 20 per cent

Shouting ‘Anna Zindabad’,man sets himself ablaze

August 24, 2011 2:45 am

A 31-year-old man shouting slogans in support of Anna set himself on fire,police said.

3 officials sacked for NREGS con job,42 quit,return soon after

June 29, 2011 2:08 am

The Rural Development department has terminated the services of three persons working under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in Idar taluka of Sabarkantha district on grounds of anomalies. Forty two of their colleagues who resigned en masse in protest later withdrew their resignations.

NGO reveals Orissa,UP NREGA discrepancy

March 29, 2011 10:51 am

The Delhi-based NGO Centre for Environment and Food Security today in its second performance audit.