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Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Farmers get a bad deal

It’s a lost opportunity. At a time when a slump in rural spending had led to a decline in rural demand pulling down country’s GDP to less than 5 per cent, providing more money into the hands of ru...
By Devinder Sharma

India  /  Published 28.01.20

MGNREGA wage cloud

The finance ministry has agreed to give additional funds of Rs 5,000 crore in the financial year 2019-20 for the rural job scheme MGNREGA, against the demand of Rs 20,000 crore, as social activists fe...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.12.19

Rural workers face wage delay

Millions of rural job scheme workers may have their wages delayed in the new year with the programme coffers depleting and the finance ministry sitting on the demand for additional funds.According to ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.19

Monumental failures in implementing MGNREGA

Rural distress, the crisis in the agricultural sector, drought in several states and an election year — everything that should spell high allocations and commitment to the Mahatma Gandhi National Ru...
By Nikhil Dey

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.20

Workers do not want to leave

About 250 migrant workers participated in a webinar organised by Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha, an umbrella organisation of activists and civil society groups, on Monday. The objective was to documen...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

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India  /  Published 14.04.19

Veil on job data spurs poser: How deep is the crisis?

The job crisis has deepened and become more commonplace during the last five years, according to officials familiar with employment data.Consider this: Demand for work under the national job scheme, M...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.20

Can Hemant provide jobs to workers who want to stay back in Jharkhand?

Can the state ensure gainful employment for the lakhs of migrant workers who are now returning to their homes in Jharkhand and are not willing to venture out again?Over 3.5 lakh migrant workers have r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 17.02.19

Minimum wage test for NREGA

The proposed national minimum wage, if accepted, will pose a major challenge to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), whose wage rates are much lower in all states. A c...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.02.19

NREGA a flop show in Jharkhand: activists

Activists have slammed the government for its lackadaisical attitude towards the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) just before its enactment completes ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 23.04.20

Home, DPIIT secretaries talk to industry associations

Measures to 'speed up' economic and industrial activities were reviewed on Thursday by a high-level group of officials comprising the Union home secretary and his counterpart in the Department for Pro...
By PTI in New Delhi


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