Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 14:20
Capacity building and planning are critical to the successful implementation of schemes under MGNREGA, the flagship programme of the Centre in providing 100 days guaranteed employment.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 12:43
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to address the issue urgently.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 17:31
There has been a downfall of 97 per cent in people employed in Madhya Pradesh under MGNREGA in April, when e-transfer of wages was introduced, compared to last year, according to government figures.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 22:08
Nitish Kumar told the Centre that implementation of MGNREGA was suffering due to non-availability of funds.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 17:09
Tripura has ranked first in implementing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in 2012-13 by providing 86.27 days of work on an average to a rural household, a state minister said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 22:26
A Parliamentary panel has asked the Rural Development Ministry to "vigorously push" with the Finance Ministry a committee recommendation that 70 per cent of an ambitious pension scheme for MGNREGA workers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 16:04
The Bihar government said it has launched a special drive to verify cards issued to 1.27 crore beneficiaries to recover "ghost payments" made.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 20:30
Only 57 per cent of works under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act have been completed in Jammu and Kashmir with 90 per cent of funds already utilised.
Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 14:13
Opposition BJP on Monday created an uproar over alleged irregularities by IAS officers in execution of MGNREGA and staged a walkout from the House demanding action against them.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 14:02
After including persons with 75 per cent disability in the subsidised Rice for Differently Abled Persons (RDP) scheme, Odisha government has decided to provide jobs to them under MGNREGA and NRLM programmes.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 12:56
The AP RD and PHE departments have agreed for convergence of MG-NREGA scheme works with Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan at gram panchayat level.
Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 17:18
Economic growth, infrastructure creation and holistic development of the country should be based upon the principles of sustainability and inclusion, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said.
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