MNREGA-2.0 - Latest News on MNREGA-2.0 | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Narendra Modi tears into UPA claims on MNREGA, RTI

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:40

Tearing into the claims of UPA about its flagship employment generation programme MNREGA, Narendra Modi on Tuesday alleged it had only "filled the pockets of Congress".

Mamata Banerjee slams Centre`s decision on MNREGA

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 23:29

When Central government is unable to provide funds even for 100 days` work under MNREGA, decision to increase it to 150 days is nothing but a political gimmick, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said.

Increasing MNREGA mandays a political gimmick: Mamata

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 23:26

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday dubbed the Union Cabinet`s decision to raise the minimum number of workdays for tribals under the MNREGA as a "political gimmick".

CBI to probe MNREGA irregularities in UP during BSP rule

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:44

In fresh trouble for BSP ahead of general elections, CBI will soon begin probe in the alleged swindling of funds under MNREGA scheme in seven districts of Uttar Pradesh during the party`s rule.

CBI to probe MNREGA irregularities in UP during BSP rule

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 20:53

Spelling fresh trouble for BSP, CBI will soon start a probe in the alleged misappropriation of funds under MNREGA scheme in seven districts of UP during the party`s rule.

Need to have parity of wage under MNREGA, Minimum Wages Act: Jairam

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 21:46

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said there was a need to have parity of wage under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) and the Minimum Wages Act.

MNREGA facing crisis of implementation: Aruna Roy

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 20:59

Despite its great potential and promise, the UPA`s ambitious flagship programme MNREGA is facing a crisis of implementation, noted social activist Aruna Roy said here on Saturday.

Focus on developing `rural-urban` clusters: Ramesh

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 15:21

With creating infrastructure in `rural-urban` clusters emerging as a "major challenge", Rural Development Ministry is hoping that its revamped project for developing amenities in such areas will show results in coming years like MNREGA- its job scheme for villages.

Bihar acts against five officials for complacency

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 13:51

Bihar has initiated action against five senior officials for complacency in implementation of welfare schemes, state Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra said Saturday.

Khadi weavers not to be included under MNREGA: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 17:47

Khadi weavers and spinners across the country will not be included under MNREGA, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Correct data of BPL families needed: Minister

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 14:46

Arunachal Pradesh Panchayati Raj Minister Tanga Byaling Friday stressed the need for having correct data of BPL families to ensure that schemes and benefits reach the targeted beneficiaries.

World Bank hails MNREGA job scheme

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 12:43

The government`s ambitious rural job scheme MNREGA has established the country as a model of inclusive development worldwide, says a new World Bank report.