India  /  Published 19.06.21

NREGA boon for Odisha poor

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By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

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 in

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 in

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

India  /  Published 18.05.21

NREGA wage delay adds to Covid pain

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.21

NREGA wage delay for workers

Wages of over 10 lakh workers in Jharkhand under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act have not been paid for over a month, according to data on the scheme’s website. The M...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.21

NREGA jobs helped people sustain

The jobs created under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) helped people sustain in Jharkhand during 2020-21 and also expected to do the same even this year. This was...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 30.04.21

Migrants: Case for broader NREGA

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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