Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 22:15
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 16:13
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.
Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 15:20
Puducherry government is keen on ensuring full and absolute implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, welfare minister P Rajavelu said Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 13:49
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 18:34
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 14:20
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 12:43
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to address the issue urgently.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 17:31
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 22:08
Nitish Kumar told the Centre that implementation of MGNREGA was suffering due to non-availability of funds.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 17:09
Tripura has ranked first in implementing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in 2012-13 by providing 86.27 days of work on an average to a rural household, a state minister said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 22:26
A Parliamentary panel has asked the Rural Development Ministry to "vigorously push" with the Finance Ministry a committee recommendation that 70 per cent of an ambitious pension scheme for MGNREGA workers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 16:04
The Bihar government said it has launched a special drive to verify cards issued to 1.27 crore beneficiaries to recover "ghost payments" made.
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