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Govt to continue with MNREGA scheme

Noting that there are variations in demand for work under MNREGA, Government today said it would continue with the rural job scheme.

Centre announces skill, placement support under MNREGA

Giving an impetus to skill development programmes targeting youth, Centre said 1 young member of each village household under the rural job scheme will be provided skill and placement support.

Distress migration from rural areas has gone down:

Distress migration from rural areas has gone down due to implementation of the Centre`s ambitious rural job scheme, according to CAG.

Loot, plunder in rural jobs scheme in Bihar: NGO

Bihar`s rural jobs scheme is marked by open loot, plunder and pillage, according to a performance audit by an NGO released here Saturday.

Ramesh for `skilled employment` in MNREGA

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has highlighted shortcomings, including payment to works which are unproductive, in the UPA`s flagship rural job scheme.

Rural job scheme revives Himachal`s traditional water sources

To tackle acute water shortage in Hamirpur district, Himachal Pradesh hit upon a novel initiative -- using the rural jobs scheme to engage villagers to restore traditional sources of drinking water.