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The Hindu
System lighter by ₹3.5 lakh crore of cash: Surveywhile the informal sector suffered initially from demonetisation, all indicator
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
while the informal sector suffered initially from demonetisation, all indicators, such as two-wheeler sales and demand for MGNREGA work, had returned to normal. It found that while the number of income tax returns had increased sharply, the average... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Schools reopen in border areas after closure due to Pak shellingthe border district. “In the meantime, we have started a project at district l
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
the border district. “In the meantime, we have started a project at district level for construction of 100 bunkers under MGNREGA. A total of 70 locations have been finalised and construction works have started there since July 20. We intend to... Read more
13d
Business Standard India
Centre says 84% MGNREGA wages paid on time in 2017; activisits questionAccording to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA),
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
According to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), wage delays and compensation for the delay has to be calculated till wages are deposited in the bank account of workers, however, activists alleged that the Centre in its... Read more
13d
The Hindu
MGNREGA compensation delayed by Centre or states in around 50% cases: studyResearchers claimed on Friday that the compensation under MGNREGA was delayed e
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Researchers claimed on Friday that the compensation under MGNREGA was delayed either by the Centre or the state governments in almost half of the 92 lakh cases it studied. The outcomes of an ongoing study were shared at a press conference called... Read more
14d
Business Standard India
600,000 or 1 million? India unclear on its village count & why that mattersin the country. Of these, 593,615 are inhabited. The Mahatma Gandhi National R
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
in the country. Of these, 593,615 are inhabited. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (MGNREGA)–India’s labour law that guarantees 100 days of wage employment to rural households–considers villages and their... Read more
17d
New Kerala
MGNREGA has helped in checking distress migration - newkerala news #258935Ram Kripal Yadav said that the Ministry has been taken steps like giving additi
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Ram Kripal Yadav said that the Ministry has been taken steps like giving additional 50 days of unskilled employment under MGNREGA to drought affected areas. During 2016-17, seven drought affected States were allowed 150 days of work under... Read more
17d
The Hindu
Aadhaar not must for MGNREGA: TomarNearly nine crore Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNRE
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Nearly nine crore Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) card holders have been linked to Aadhaar and over five crore of them have their UID numbers linked to bank accounts, the government said in the Rajya Sabha on... Read more
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17d
Business Standard India
Over 51 mn households employed under MGNREGA scheme in FY17: Tomarthat the rules were being followed. Responding to related queries, he said the
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
that the rules were being followed. Responding to related queries, he said there had been an increase in the wages under MGNREGA over the years. He said the participation of women under the scheme was up to 56 per cent and of the weaker sections... Read more
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17d
The Economic Times
5.12 crore provided jobs under rural employment schemeNEW DELHI: Over 5.69 crore households had sought employment under the MGNREGA s
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
NEW DELHI: Over 5.69 crore households had sought employment under the MGNREGA scheme in 2016-17 and 5.12 crore of them were provided work, the government said today. The figures were provided by Rural Development minister Narendra Singh Tomar during... Read more
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17d
The Hindu
Parliament live updates: Jharkhand and Madhya Pradhesh centres of mob violence, says Mallikarjun Khargebecome centres of mob violence. 12.05 pm | Rajya Sabha Question Hour underway
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
become centres of mob violence. 12.05 pm | Rajya Sabha Question Hour underway in the Rajya Sabha. Wages paid under the MGNREGA being discussed. BJP MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe asks about asset creation. Minister for Rural Development Narendra Singh... Read more
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20d
Business Standard India
Chhattisgarh villages follow urban trail in minting money from garbageaccount. The women working in the project are being paid from the Mahatma Gandh
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
account. The women working in the project are being paid from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) fund. Once the earning from the garbage increase, the project that is now externally funded will become... Read more
21d
The Economic Times
Special status for Bihar set to get renewed focusCentre to foot 90% of the funding for these schemes while he desires full fundi
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
Centre to foot 90% of the funding for these schemes while he desires full funding by the Centre of a few schemes such as MGNREGA and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. The CM’s case has been that without this special assistance, Bihar is unable to rise out... Read more
24d
Business Standard India
Around 74,548 habitations have contaminated waterneed to send proposals which the Centre may fund, he said. Asked how the gover
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
need to send proposals which the Centre may fund, he said. Asked how the government was focussing on meeting drinking water requirements of the future, the minister said that even under MGNREGA, the focus was on water conserv... Read more
25d
asianage
Gender pay gap: Let’s not wait 170 years to close itand focused government schemes to increase female employment is the Mahatma Gan
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
and focused government schemes to increase female employment is the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), where one-third of the jobs are set aside for women. Outside government, one successful programme in the... Read more
26d
The Economic Times
Aadhaar: Why trusting the State with protecting data is no big dealwith state welfare schemes is the idea, then it is best to know that last perso
The Economic Times / Posted 26 days ago
with state welfare schemes is the idea, then it is best to know that last person better and everyone else along the way. MGNREGA payments, pensions, social benefit amounts, subsidies are now directly paid into bank accounts of the beneficiaries,... Read more
26d
The Economic Times
Aadhar: Privacy is not a unidimensional conceptand services from government schemes. Further, the court has limited the use of
The Economic Times / Posted 26 days ago
and services from government schemes. Further, the court has limited the use of Aadhaar to specific schemes: LPG, PDS, MGNREGA, National Social Assistance Programme, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna and EPFO. The real spanner in the works in... Read more
27d
The Economic Times
National Food Security Act not implemented as it should be: Supreme Courtthat the social audit machinery postulated by section 28 of the NFS Act and whi
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
that the social audit machinery postulated by section 28 of the NFS Act and which is already in place in so far as the MGNREGA Act is concerned is established at the earliest with appropriate modifications...," the bench said. In its verdict,... Read more
27d
The Economic Times
Modi government schemes go beyond ribbon cutting, they are meant to produce resultsacross the world have various forms of job guarantee schemes. India too has had
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
across the world have various forms of job guarantee schemes. India too has had such schemes running for a long time. MGNREGA is not the first, nor the last such scheme. The first such scheme was started in Maharashtra in 1972 under the name... Read more
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Business Standard India
Centre to form panel to 'encrypt' MGNREGA-DBT database and prevent leakspanel of almost 20 experts to suggest ways and means through which data, partic
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
panel of almost 20 experts to suggest ways and means through which data, particularly one which can be accessed through the MGNREGA-DBT platform can be encrypted. Encryption, officials believe, would prevent the Aadhaar data and other related... Read more

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