Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Mgnrega
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

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.21

Silver lining: Agricultural growth

In a year when the Indian economy experienced an unprecedented contraction, agriculture grew at an impressive rate. In terms of gross value added, the economy contracted by 6.2 per cent; but agricultu...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.21

Chinks in the NREGA armour

The current unprecedented humanitarian crisis has exposed the country’s health system as well as its administrative capacities to address a challenge of this scale. The second wave of the corona...
By Debmalya Nandy

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.21

NREGA: survey bares wage pain

The payment process under the scheme broadly consists of two stages. After the work is completed, a fund transfer order (FTO) is generated by the state government in stage one and digitally sent to th...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.21

Steps to mitigate lockdown effect

Jharkhand chief secretary Sukhdev Singh has directed officials to ensure that work under various government schemes are not hampered due to lack of funds and that allotment should be made immediately ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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