J&K Panchayat body asks Centre to release over Rs 200 cr MGNREGA payment

The All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) slammed the Narendra Modi Government for "failing" to release over Rs 200 crore MGNREGA payment to the state government, which has adversely affected its Panchayat raj system.

Tripura unhappy over slicing of MGNREGA fund

Tripura government on Wednesday expressed its dissatisfaction over the slicing of the fund allocation for MGNREGA for the state and urged the Centre to immediately increase funds for generation of employments in the rural areas.

Steps taken to check irregularities in MGNREGA implementation: Govt

The government on Monday admitted to irregularities in implementation of the MGNREGA, and said it has taken steps to rectify them and improve the scheme`s delivery.

MGNREGA: Govt asks states to strengthen social audits

Acknowledging that there have been instances of corruption in MGNREGA implementation, the government on Thursday said states have been asked to strengthen social audits of the scheme.

Centre plans to revoke MGNREGA: Tripura CM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Over 3,000 works completed under MGNREGA in Budgam

Over 3,000 works have been completed under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in Budgam district of Kashmir, generating 4,67,122 man-days of employment under the scheme.

Poor implementation of MGNREGA in Bihar: CAG

MGNREGA has not gained momentum in Bihar as the percentage of household provided 100 days employment ranged from 1 to 7% during 2007-12, according to CAG report submitted to state assembly.

Capacity building, planning critical to MGNREGA: CAG

Capacity building and planning are critical to the successful implementation of schemes under MGNREGA, the flagship programme of the Centre in providing 100 days guaranteed employment.

Jairam points out irregularities in jobs scheme in Odisha

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to address the issue urgently.

97 per cent average downfall in employment under MGNREGA in MP

There has been a downfall of 97 per cent in people employed in Madhya Pradesh under MGNREGA in April, when e-transfer of wages was introduced, compared to last year, according to government figures.