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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.

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.

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.

DNA: Analyzing the various victims of corruption in India

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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.

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.

Activists launch Jal Hal campaign in parched Bundelkhand

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi on gas cylinder subsidy scheme, Pahal

Check out PM Modi talking over the gas cylinder subsidy scheme, Pahal in this year's last episode of Mann Ki Baat.

Govt to start electronic transfer of MGNREGA wages from 2016

Govt to start electronic transfer of MGNREGA wages from 2016

To prevent leakages in the MGNREGA programme, the government will introduce the system for electronic transfer of wages to the beneficiaries from January 1 next year in Kerala, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

SC allows voluntary Aadhaar card use for more schemes

SC allows voluntary Aadhaar card use for more schemes

The Supreme Court on Thursday relaxed its earlier order to extend use of Aadhaar card on voluntary basis in social welfare schemes.