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Govt keen on full implementation of MGNREGA: Minister

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 15:20

Puducherry government is keen on ensuring full and absolute implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, welfare minister P Rajavelu said Monday.

Over 3,000 works completed under MGNREGA in Budgam

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 13:49

Over 3,000 works have been completed under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in Budgam district of Kashmir, generating 4,67,122 man-days of employment under the scheme.

Poor implementation of MGNREGA in Bihar: CAG

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 18:34

MGNREGA has not gained momentum in Bihar as the percentage of household provided 100 days employment ranged from 1 to 7% during 2007-12, according to CAG report submitted to state assembly.

Capacity building, planning critical to MGNREGA: CAG

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.

Jairam points out irregularities in jobs scheme in Odisha

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.

97 per cent average downfall in employment under MGNREGA in MP

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.

Bihar rejects CAG finding, says MGNREGA suffering fund crunch

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.

Tripura tops in MGNREGA implementation

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.

Parl panel wants Centre to give funds for 70% of pension under MNREGA

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.

Bihar initiates action to recover `ghost payment`

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.

`Only 57 pc works completed under MGNREGA in J&K`

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.

Opposition BJP stages walkout over irregularity by IAS in MGNREGA

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.