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Centre agrees to increase man-days under MGNREGS

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 14:30

The Centre has agreed to increase man-days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to 150 in recent cyclone and flood-affected districts of Ganjam, Puri, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in Odisha.

Odisha panchayats under scanner for unutilised funds

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 20:42

Half-baked implementation of MGNREGS projects in Odisha’s Kendrapara district is being ascribed to official negligence.

Government to create awareness about MGNREGS

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 19:26

The government is planning to launch an awareness programme to highlight various aspects of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), an official said here Sunday.

Tripura expresses displeasure in delay in release of funds

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 13:58

The Tripura Rural Development minister said the state government was expecting Rs 400 crore as the first instalment of NREGS fund released but the state received only Rs 58 crore.

Road built on forest land in Chhattisgarh, claims Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 00:19

he opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Tuesday said in the assembly that a 3-km long road was constructed under national rural jobs scheme on a forest land in Rajnandgaon district without the approval of the forest department.

Increase wage days under MGNREGS to 200: Reddy

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 16:05

Andhra Pradesh on Thursday asked the Centre to increase the number of wage days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.

Bihar orders probe into rural job guarantee scheme

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 12:34

The Bihar government on Monday ordered a probe into allegations of corruption in the state`s rural jobs scheme.

34 Bihar officials sacked for graft in job scheme

Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 13:00

Thirty-four officials of the rural jobs scheme in Bihar have been dismissed from service for corruption Thursday, a minister said, adding that first information reports have been lodged against 43 others.

`Shiksha Sathis` in interior Kandhamal schools

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 13:17

In a bid to enhance the retention rate of tribal students in primary classes, `Shiksha Sathis` will be appointed in schoos in interior parts of Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

Children `working` in MGNREGS, probe ordered

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 12:21

A probe has been ordered into the allegation that child labourers were being engaged in executing works of MGNREGS in Ganjam district.

MGNREGS: HC seeks Centre, state, CBI replies

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 19:56

The Bench fixed January three for further hearing on the matter, the counsel said.

UP: 5 booked for misappropriating MGNREGS funds

Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 18:42

An FIR has been lodged against five officials in connection with the misuse of MGNREGS funds worth over Rs 1.50 crore here.