Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022



2 NREGA workers run over by train: 6 days later, families get Rs 5 lakh relief each, finally cremate bodies

September 21, 2022 7:49 am

The families of the two labourers, Avtar Singh (55) and Ram Lubhaya ( 65), were handed the cheques by Varinderpal Singh Bajwa, additional deputy commissioner (development) Jalandhar.

Hunger Watch Report II released: MNREGA work hit by state-Centre conflict, 1.4 crore families affected

July 29, 2022 3:49 am

“MNREGA functions on the basis of demand and as a result the lack of it is a major blow to workers. Health, education, all of the spheres of their liver are being affected,” said another member of the team.

Punjab yet to finish 85% of work under NREGA this financial year

January 07, 2021 10:01 am

The state has taken up 1.31 lakh works under the scheme in the past 9 months till December 31, 2020 including some spill over works of the last financial year out of which only 19,612 works (around 15 per cent of the total taken up works) could be completed till date.

NREGA didis of Kurhani

November 04, 2020 11:38 am

A collective of NREGA women activists discovers its political voice.

In first, Jharkhand gets social audit team to boost NREGA work demand

September 18, 2020 7:14 am

According to officials, this is a big shift in the work demand process—separating demand generating and implementing agencies—and is likely to change the way MGNREGA functions in the state.

Rathin Roy: ‘Need to settle NREGA the moment work is executed... pay by end of working day’

June 29, 2020 2:56 pm

In this E-Xplained held a few weeks before he quit as Director, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, Rathin Roy, ex-member of PM’s Economic Advisory Council, discusses challenges and options in a likely recessionary year.

Jharkhand: Probe into NREGA work throws up muck

June 04, 2020 10:04 am

The report on money granted for work that was never done and employment that had never been created assumes significance as the state government has launched three schemes under MGNREGA, anticipating work demand from the nearly 5 lakh migrant workers who have returned home after lockdown hit livelihood in cities.

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.