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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

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

Callous disdain for the poor

Given the fact that a significant amount of jobs has been lost by casual rural workers in the recent past, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act gains added significance. It is su...
By The Editorial Board

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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India  /  Published 11.04.20

Idle wage? MGNREGA test for government

The lockdown has dried up rural job scheme projects, prompting demands that the government pay wages for this period to all the registered workers, including those forced to sit idle through no fault ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.07.19

Minimum wage law to skirt rural job scheme under MGNREGA

The minimum wage to be stipulated under a proposed central law will not apply to unskilled labourers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, the government said on Wednesday....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.04.20

Social-distance advice for job scheme

The central government has asked all states to encourage those registered under the rural job scheme MGNREGA to take up work oriented towards “individual benefit” as part of social-distancing meas...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Funds ‘inadequate’ for rural job-spinner MGNREGA

The budget has allocated Rs 60,000 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act programme, which had generated the highest number of jobs last financial year, causing an expend...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.05.20

Expand job scheme: Activists

The rural job guarantee law can be a saviour for scores of workers who have lost their jobs during the ongoing lockdown and are returning to their villages, a group of social workers have underlined.J...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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