September 28, 2015 3:30 am
The MGNREGA promises 100 days of employment every year to each rural household. The Act mandates that at least a third of the workers under the scheme should be women.
September 30, 2014 2:10 am
Officials say figures are expected to improve by year-end but admit that it is unlikely to cross the 50-day mark.
June 17, 2013 2:48 am
In an indication of poor planning and performance,only four of 28 states were able to meet their labour budget projections for the rural job guarantee scheme
April 26, 2012 3:39 pm
The government is mulling changes in MNREGA to increase daily wages under the rural job guarantee scheme in places where the rate was less than that offered by the states,the Lok Sabha was informed today.
April 14, 2012 2:30 am
The ministers are learnt to have favoured offering foodgrain as wages under the rural job guarantee scheme NREGS.
September 16, 2011 2:47 am
The social audit has brought about transparency,and even Hazare agrees to it, he said,lauding the NREGS role in securing livelihoods of poor and vulnerable sections in rural India.
December 13, 2010 11:58 am
The Bench also wanted to know from the Centre the steps it intends to take on the allegations concerning Orissa.