MGNREGA

Govt saved Rs 57,000 crore through DBT scheme, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Govt saved Rs 57,000 crore through DBT scheme, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad further said that there is a proposal to link Aadhaar with driving licences as well as vehicle registration to ensure that multiple licences are not issued in case anyone seeks to do so.

Sep 15, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Tripura CPI-M to protest against cut in Centre's share in MGNREGA

Tripura CPI-M to protest against cut in Centre's share in MGNREGA

"In the current fiscal year (2017-18), the government of India has sharply reduced its share of allocation of funds, due to which the state can provide work for maximum 42 days this year."

Sep 09, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
78 schemes covered under DBT system so far: Govt

78 schemes covered under DBT system so far: Govt

As many as 78 schemes including Jhan Dhan and MGNREGA being implemented by 17 ministries and departments are covered under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system, the Parliament was informed Tuesday.

Nov 29, 2016, 17:41 PM IST

Woman engineer burnt alive in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

A woman junior engineer, engaged with MGNREGA work in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, was burnt alive by unidentified persons at her home, police said on Tuesday.

Oct 25, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

SC sends directions to Centre, states to address drought related issues

The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Centre and the state governments for not complying with the directions to supply food grain to the drought-affected areas under the National Food Security Act.

Oct 05, 2016, 19:38 PM IST

DNA: Analyzing the various victims of corruption in India

Analyzing the various victims of deep rooted corruption disease in Indian. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 15, 2016, 23:51 PM IST

Avg 49 days of employment generated in 2015-16 under MGNREGA: Govt

Under the MGNREGA, an average 49 workdays of employment was generated in 2015-16, as against 100 days guaranteed in the rural employment Act, Parliament was informed today.

Jul 28, 2016, 18:37 PM IST

Anti-maoist op: OHRC notice to Odisha government and police

Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Monday served notices to senior state government and top police officers.

Jul 11, 2016, 18:22 PM IST

Activists launch Jal Hal campaign in parched Bundelkhand

The Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh is reeling under a severe crisis following drought and unemployment.

May 31, 2016, 00:01 AM IST
WATCH: 'MGNREGA is live monument of your failures' - When PM Narendra Modi blasted Congress

WATCH: 'MGNREGA is live monument of your failures' - When PM Narendra Modi blasted Congress

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May 24, 2016, 15:41 PM IST
Centre releases its share Rs 12,230 crore for MGNREGA

Centre releases its share Rs 12,230 crore for MGNREGA

 Centre today released its share of funds to the tune of Rs 12,230 crore to the states for the rural job flagship scheme MGNREGA, days after the Supreme Court pulled it up for not releasing adequate funds for the scheme.

Apr 09, 2016, 15:59 PM IST
Assam Assembly polls 2016: Rahul Gandhi uses MGNREGA card to target PM Narendra Modi

Assam Assembly polls 2016: Rahul Gandhi uses MGNREGA card to target PM Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi's visit assumes significance as Assam votes in two phases on April 4 and 11 to elect a new government.

Mar 04, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Everybody has understood MGNREGA benefits, but not Modi: Rahul

As UPA's flagship scheme MGNREGA completed 10 years on Tuesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "failing" to understand its benefits.

Feb 02, 2016, 22:39 PM IST

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Feb 02, 2016, 22:08 PM IST

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Feb 02, 2016, 21:36 PM IST
All wage payments to MGNREGA workers from April 1 through DBT: Govt

All wage payments to MGNREGA workers from April 1 through DBT: Govt

In order to prevent leakages in the flagship rural job programme, all wage payments to MGNREGA workers will be made through Direct Benefit Transfer to bank accounts of the beneficiaries from April this year, Government said Tuesday.

Feb 02, 2016, 20:35 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi visits Anantpur to commemorate 10 years of MNREGA

Rahul Gandhi visits Anantpur to commemorate 10 years of MNREGA

 Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday arrived at Bandlapalli, Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh to commemorate ten years of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) here.

Feb 02, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

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Feb 01, 2016, 21:04 PM IST

Why is Gujarat not implementing Food Security Act, is it not part of India?, asks SC

 The Supreme Court today came down heavily on certain states for not implementing welfare legislation National Food Security Act, saying that why a state like Gujarat is not implementing the law passed by Parliament.

Feb 01, 2016, 13:54 PM IST