Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 17:44
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Sunday highlighted the "unique" food security step and the rural jobs scheme to emphasise that the government`s focus is on welfare of people from the weaker sections and women.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 00:10
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee Saturday blamed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in New Delhi for playing "sheer politics" by not yet releasing its share of the funds for the rural job scheme.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 15:06
Left-ruled Tripura provided 86.27 days of work under the central government`s flagship rural jobs scheme in fiscal 2012-13, the highest in the country, a minister said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, November 04, 2011, 13:46
There were only 12 days of work per household in West Bengal under the rural jobs scheme MGNREGA as against the national average of 28 days, say NGOs.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 18:27
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Saturday said there was a need to bring together the centre's rural employment guarantee scheme MGNREGA and farmers in such a way that it helps the farm sector and increases production.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 18:01
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar
on Saturday called for adequate prices to farmers.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 20:45
The Orissa government has
given its consent for a CBI inquiry into the alleged
multi-crore rural job scam under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural
Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).
Last Updated: Thursday, August 06, 2009, 10:56
Under the NREGA scheme, none of the states have provided the guaranteed 100-days wage employment to all the registered rural households in over three years of the landmark legislation.
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