Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (mgnrega)
Business  /  Published 04.12.21

Central funds for job scheme

The Centre on Friday opened up the purse-strings for pro-poor programmes such as the rural job scheme but the allocation stills falls short of the revised estimates of the last fiscal even as the supp...
By Our Special Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.21

Sharp dip: informal economy

A recently released report by the State Bank of India has claimed that the informal economy has shrunk from its contribution to the gross domestic product of around 52 per cent three years ago to some...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.11.21

Stalin wants funds from PM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday flagged a "wage liability" of over Rs 1,000 crore to the beneficiaries of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 01.11.21

NREGA: Pig sale by farmer bares delay in wages

Ashok Munduri from Chhotalagia village in Jharkhand borrowed Rs 5,000 in July to rent a tractor to plough his land. He had to sell a pig to repay the amount a month later, for he hadn’t received...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Delhi scan on job funds use

The Union ministry of rural development has ordered an inquiry into alleged misappropriation of funds worth Rs 200 crore in the 100-day work scheme in five districts of Bengal. But the Bengal governm...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 28.09.21

A shift in focus in NREGA

The Centre is running the rural employment guarantee programme as if it is a compulsion without recognizing its enormous potential to deal with the ongoing rural economic crisis. Numerous civil societ...
By Debmalya Nandy

India  /  Published 28.07.21

No plan to increase NREGA work days: Govt

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.07.21

MGNREGA: Rahul attacks Centre on wages

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that MGNREGA workers are not even getting their wages in some states and asked the government what kind of "achche din" (good days) are these....
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.06.21

NREGA: extra 50-day work appeal

A civil society group has demanded an extra 50 days’ work per person under the rural job guarantee scheme over and above the provision of up to 100 days’ work per family every year. Under...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.06.21

CII: Rs 3 lakh cr stimulus sought

The government should come out with a fiscal stimulus of Rs 3 lakh crore, including cash transfer to households through  Jan Dhan accounts, to perk up demand and spur economic growth, industry c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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