'Mobile monitoring system introduced to plug holes in MGNREGA'

To eliminate bogus muster rolls and plug leakages in implementation of MGNREGA, the Centre has introduced a Mobile Monitoring System (MMS) for effective execution of works under the rural job scheme.

North East MGNREGA Employees Association being formed to fight for workers' rights

 The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) workers in the North East states have formed an employee association for the people in that region of the country, with the aim to regularise their jobs.

MGNREGA employees' stir in Tripura hits job scheme

Over 2,700 employees engaged in MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) scheme continued their strike for the sixth day on Saturday affecting its execution in Tripura.

Fast track irrigation projects, identify rivers for linking: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked officials to fast track implementation of a mega irrigation scheme and also instructed the Water Resources Ministry to identify river-interlinking projects that could be taken up immediately.

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

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.

Manish Tewari pulls up Ludhiana officials over MGNREGA funds

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari pulled up Ludhiana district administration officials for poor utilisation of central funds made available under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

Rural jobs drive after Durga puja: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said a special drive beginning on November 05 will boost the availability of jobs to unemployed adults under the 100 days work scheme implemented in rural areas.

Serious flaw in MGNREGA implementation in MP: Audit report

MGNREGA guarantees job of at least 100 days for an individual living below the poverty line.

CAG report on MNREGA not a financial audit: Jairam Ramesh

As implementation of MNREGA came under flak from CAG on various counts, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh defended the government`s flagship scheme.