Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.20

Trench to ward off elephants

Regular incidents of elephant attacks in some areas of Jalpaiguri district that cause loss to life and property have made the district administration come up with a plan that can help address the prob...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 13.06.20

Odisha plans 20cr man-days

The Odisha government plans to generate 20 crore man-days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) considering the livelihood needs of over 5.22 lakh migrant worker...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.19

Laser fountain hangs fire

The much hyped laser fountain at Birsa Munda Park at Baramuri, which was installed at a cost of Rs 3.75 crore six months ago, is yet to become operational in the absence of power connection. This apar...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 09.04.20

Lockdown extended in Odisha till April 30

The Naveen Patnaik government on Thursday extended the Covid-19 lockdown in Odisha till April 30 and suggested that the Centre too continue the nationwide lockdown till the same date.The ongoing natio...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 17.05.20

A 'living monument' to doublespeak

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday allocated an additional Rs 40,000 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, the UPA-era rural job act the government has of...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.18

Poultry scheme a cock & bull story in Jharkand's Palamau

The murgi shed yojana under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme or MGNREGS in Palamau’s Paton block has revealed glaring anomalies.None of the seven people belonging to ext...
By A Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Villagers hatch poultry plan

Residents of three villages in Hooghly’s Goghat have hatched a plan to help 16 jobless migrant workers who are back home from Gujarat and Maharashtra. To help the 16 migrants put their lives back on...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.20

Union Budget of gross neglect

Many analysts have criticized this year’s Union budget for lacking direction. One pattern reflecting the lack of direction is the nature of expenditures budgeted for 2020-21. The spending is spread ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Experts sound rural job scheme alert

The rural job guarantee scheme is facing a severe funds crunch and villagers are being denied work under the programme in violation of the law, academics, researchers and civil society groups said on ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.20

Unforgivable ignorance

A very distinguished virologist whom I happen to know believes that the lockdown in India was an overreaction. His argument is that since the coronavirus was coming to India from outside, testing and ...
By Prabhat Patnaik in


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