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The NREGA signal

October 22, 2019 11:14 pm

Data that suggests young workers are increasingly turning to the scheme is a sign that must worry policymakers

NREGA wages in states: highs, lows and deficits from minimum

April 03, 2019 9:33 am

Wages being paid under NREGA have fallen below the minimum wage in most of the 35 states and Union Territories. Here are some telling numbers.

In apex body of NREGA, members of spiritual groups, RSS weekly editor

June 03, 2018 6:57 am

Also on the CEGC member-list is Sudhir Aggarwal, a BJP member who is “founder-president, Confederation of Voluntary Organizations” and who describes himself as a “swayam sevak since childhood” on his website.

Why the BJP embraced MGNREGA, the 'living monument' of the UPA's failures

February 03, 2016 1:16 pm

When the BJP came to power in 2014, PM Modi believed that MGNREGA was the wrong way to utilise funds for the poor

In ‘huge’ turnout, NREGA workers, senior citizens and daily wagers

November 26, 2015 8:07 pm

The rally was organised in the township of Pearl group, a real estate company located on Bathinda- Goniana road, schools and colleges located in Goniana block remain closed fearing traffic hassles.

Centre rates West Bengal govt’s NREGA performance: poor

November 05, 2015 1:07 am

The Centre has once again laid bare the West Bengal government’s “poor performance” in terms of the implementation of the scheme.

NREGA to gel with rural housing in state

May 10, 2015 2:10 am

In case the size of the house exceeds the set limit, the extra cost will be borne by the beneficiary.

Despite Modi criticism, Jaitley gives NREGA a slight nudge

March 01, 2015 1:21 am

Reiterates govt commitment to scheme, says allocation may be enhanced later.

NREGA: Goyal says media’s reportage led to wrong perception

February 06, 2015 2:09 am

The Indian Express has been reporting how the scheme’s performance this fiscal has been dismal so far.

‘Learning’s not about enrolment, latrines in school. We’re failing children on massive scale’

February 01, 2015 9:03 am

Economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo talks about NREGA and Right To Education.