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Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Hemant’s I-Day project

The scheme will be implemented by the urban development and housing department through the state urban livelihood mission. “It was the idea of our chief minister (who also holds the urban devel...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.20

‘Politics’ whiff in Delhi audit in Bengal

Bengal’s ruling establishment is livid at the Centre’s decision to send a team to audit the state’s expenditure under the 100 days job scheme, with insiders saying it looked like Del...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.20

Funds grouse by panchayats

Panchayat bodies in Jharkhand, which have started receiving the first instalment of the grants from the Fifteenth Finance Commission for 2020-2021, are glad to continue the development work but claime...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 16.07.20

Sanitation projects make rural job list

The Centre has included sanitation projects in the 100-day rural job scheme at a time there has been an increase in demand for work under the MGNREGA because of lack of employment and job loss during ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.07.20

Migrants: dig, make a life

Jobless does not necessarily mean workless, a group of about 30 migrant Odia labourers who returned home from Kerala and Chennai because of the lockdown have shown. With spades and hoes, they and fel...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.07.20

Air ticket in hand and back to work

For Rajesh Ram, a cook who wasn’t making much since his return to Chatra because of the lockdown, one call from his former employer in Bangalore helped make up his mind. Last week he left for B...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Uttar Pradesh  /  Published 28.06.20

UP villagers take up canal-cleaning project

Unable to find work under the MGNREGA, a group of villagers here have started on the laborious task of cleaning a canal so that water reaches its tail-end.About 70 labourers from Naugava village in Na...
By PTI in Banda

India  /  Published 03.06.20

CPM speaks up for urban poor

The CPM on Wednesday demanded extension of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to the urban poor to help them deal with the rampant job losses caused by the ill-planne...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.11.18

Raghubar govt gifts state ODF crown

The Raghubar Das government on Thursday declared the state open-defecation free (ODF), underscoring that over 33 lakh toilets had been completed. It is though no secret that more toilets do not necess...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 09.10.19

Rs 20000cr sought for rural job scheme

The rural development ministry has sought an additional Rs 20,000 crore from the finance ministry to meet the increased demand for work under the rural employment guarantee scheme, which has emerged a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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