India  /  Published 10.09.22

Gehlot urban job scheme

Ten women beneficiaries were presented job cards during an event at Ambedkar Bhavan in Jaipur...
By PTI in Jaipur

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.22

'TMC legislators can fund rural homes'

‘I will request the MPs and MLAs to give their local area development funds for Banglar Bari for one year’...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.22

Ombudspersons for rural job scheme

The move comes in the wake of Centre making it mandatory to have independent individuals to probe complaints from common man on execution of MGNREGA...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.22

Damage overstated

Amplifying the capacity of mangroves as bio-shields against extreme events possibly helped Bengal tap into MGNREGA funds...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.22

Roadblock against ‘corrupt’ panchayat

The clamour for police probe is growing louder with the state govt asking district magistrates to lodge FIRs for misappropriation of MGNREGA funds...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 24.08.22

Making MGNREGA women-centric

This has been prompted by data from the past five years that shows more than 50 per cent of the participants under this scheme are females...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.22

Job scheme FIR order linked to Delhi freeze

Sources said the step was taken after the Centre, which froze funds to Bengal under the MGNREGA, asked for recovery of funds ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.22

Dykes await funds for repairs

Officials worried as Bengal sees maximum rain now ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.22

Double blow: hunger & MGNREGA wages

Survey covering 5,000 households found that 77 per cent respondents were consuming less food than before...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.08.22

MGNREGA: Kerala govt criticises Centre

The state government already sent a letter to the union rural development ministry conveying its concerns regarding the new framework...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram


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