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Economic Survey 2013-14: Urgent need to revamp Mahatma Gandhi NREGA

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:51

MNREGA programme is aimed at providing not less than 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every rural household.

Centre plans to revoke MGNREGA: Tripura CM

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:30

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre is contemplating revocation of the rural job guarantee scheme MGNREGA to help millionaires, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar alleged Tuesday.

BJP attacks Sachin Pilot for `misguiding` people over MGNREGA

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 00:25

Rajasthan BJP on Sunday slammed state Congress chief Sachin Pilot alleging that he was trying to impress his party high command by making baseless statements against Chief Minister Vausandhra Raje, whom he had criticised a day before for "seeking" to repeal MGNREGA.

DAVP asks for withdrawal of `Bharat Nirman` advertisements

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 17:56

The Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP) on Saturday asked the ruling Congress party to withdraw its high profile `Bharat Nirman` advertisements from Monday.

UPA govt denying funds to West Bengal: Trinamool Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 18:40

Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused the UPA government of denying funds to West Bengal and demanded immediate release of money for central schemes like MGNREGA and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.

Mamata accuses UPA govt of depriving WB of central funds

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:07

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Congress led UPA government of denying her state funds under the MGNREGA and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan schemes.

House and MGNREGA job for Birbhum gang-rape victim

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 15:18

With villagers opposing her return, the tribal girl allegedly gangraped on the order of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district would be provided a job under MGNREGA and a house by the state government near her village.

Jairam asks Odisha to clear backlog payments under MGNREGA

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 18:15

Expressing concern over reported delay in payment of wages to the workers under MGNREGA, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked Odisha government to clear the backlog immediately.

NCSC blames Odisha govt for palm-chopping of 2 labourers

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 17:51

Coming down heavily on the Odisha government over the recent palm-chopping of two labourers in Kalahandi district, the National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) on Tuesday said the unfortunate incident was an outcome of the state`s failure to implement the MGNREGA Act.

Deadlock between district authorities, panchayat continue in Odisha

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 12:35

The month-long deadlock between the district authorities and panchayat members of Bandhugaon block of Odisha`s Koraput district is on despite the administration`s steps to break it.

Take some MGNREGA schemes to private farmlands: Hemant Soren

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 22:15

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday suggested taking more MGNREGA schemes to private farmland, contending it will help farmers who have been suffering due to weather-triggered crop failure.

States should ensure implementation of central schemes: Ramesh

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 16:13

Asking the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure effective implementation of central schemes, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said complaints were being received regarding the MGNREGA in the state.