Opinion  /  Published 05.08.22

Double blow: hunger & MGNREGA wages

The  NREGA Sangharsh Morcha and the West Bengal unit of the Right to Food and Work Campaign have revealed that differences between the state government and the Centre have adversely affected paym...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.08.22

MGNREGA: Kerala govt criticises Centre

The Left government in Kerala has urged the Centre to revoke its decision to limit the simultaneous works under the MGNREGA scheme, saying it would create huge setback in the rural economy which was t...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.22

Check on job scheme steps

The Centre has decided to send teams to Bengal to check whether all loopholes have been plugged to prevent misappropriation of funds under the 100-day job scheme after the Narendra Modi government ask...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.22

10 lakh man-days through schemes: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state government has generated 10 lakh man-days through state government schemes after the Centre froze funds under the 100 days job scheme citing a...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

CM mulls Delhi trip for job cash

Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she might visit Delhi to demand funds under the 100-days’ job scheme that the Centre has withheld for the past six months citing anomalies in MGNREGA projects. &l...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.22

State pause button on job scheme

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to press an indefinite pause button on the 100-day job scheme in Bengal as the Centre has not yet approved the labour budget for the 2022-23 fiscal. Multipl...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.22

TMC MPs to meet minister

A 10-member delegation of Trinamul Congress MPs will meet Union Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday to discuss issues related to the alleged "non-release of funds" under the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.22

Centre fund halt poser for dyke repair

Ahead of monsoon, the administration of South 24-Parganas and North 24-Parganas districts is facing a tough time in doing minor jobs such as maintaining earthen dykes as the Centre has halted funds un...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.22

IAS officers to troubleshoot

The state government engaged senior IAS officers to monitor and supervise development projects and schemes after chief minister Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over delay in implementation of severa...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.22

TMC cry for job scheme funds

Trinamul will start protests on Sunday and Monday to attack the BJP-led central government for “deliberately” withholding Rs 6,500 crore of funds under the 100-days job scheme, which has h...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


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