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The Indian Express
Fund crunch: 88% of NREGA budget over, 6 months leftAct is expected to peak from next month, after the harvest of Kharif crops. DE
The Indian Express / Posted 11 hours ago
Act is expected to peak from next month, after the harvest of Kharif crops. DESPITE THE Centre’s claim that this year’s MGNREGA budget is the highest ever, almost 88 per cent of the funds available for the scheme have already been exhausted,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Can India meet sustainable development goals on poverty, hunger despite sluggish economy?most famous of these is the livelihood security programme under the Mahatma Gan
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
most famous of these is the livelihood security programme under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). Launched in 2006, the programme is designed to provide each rural household with 100 days of assured unskilled... Read more
7d
The Hindu
PM gives a fillip to rural goodsthe desired results. He said the States that had an efficient and proactive ma
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
the desired results. He said the States that had an efficient and proactive machinery delivered welfare schemes better. “MGNREGA is a scheme meant for the poor, but I have noticed that the States where there is more poverty give less MNREGA work,... Read more
8d
Phayul
Withdraw Tibetan rehabilitation policy or face dire consequence: war cry of self styled outfit in Arunachal Pradeshfeel that it would be a different scenario without the police. “Once TRP 2014
Phayul / Posted 8 days ago
feel that it would be a different scenario without the police. “Once TRP 2014 is implemented, all the benefits such as MGNREGA, PDS, Indira Awas Yojana, and National Rural Health Mission provided by the Centre to our people will be snatched... Read more
10d
The Hindu
Resources aplenty, no jobsjobs for over 44 million. If leveraged to create essential and permanent assets
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
jobs for over 44 million. If leveraged to create essential and permanent assets, employment-guaranteeing schemes like MGNREGA would also effectively absorb a large slice of job seekers. Redefining the existing economic planning, employment and... Read more
11d
Op-Ed News
MSM Fake News Monitor: Indian Express on AadhaarIf you believe that under the preceding UPA government: (a) lakhs of crores sp
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
If you believe that under the preceding UPA government: (a) lakhs of crores spent on subsidies and MGNREGA wages for the poor in this country were siphoned off; (b) tens of thousands of fake PAN cards were in circulation; (c) these fake identities... Read more
11d
Business Standard India
News digest: PM hails GST, Rajan in possible Noble winners list, and moreis likely to ask all heads of banks, particularly those with extensive rural ne
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
is likely to ask all heads of banks, particularly those with extensive rural networks, to expedite payment of wages under MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act). This follows large-scale complaints of workers not getting... Read more
11d
Business Standard India
Govt to tell banks to speed up MGNREGA wage payout after worker complaintsis likely to ask all heads of banks, particularly those with extensive rural ne
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
is likely to ask all heads of banks, particularly those with extensive rural networks, to expedite payment of wages under MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act). This follows large-scale complaints of workers not getting... Read more
11d
Hindustantimes.com
Lost in transition: Has linking Aadhaar to government welfare schemes made it difficult for beneficiaries to avail of aid?welfare schemes – the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and the Mahatma Gandhi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
welfare schemes – the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA, also known as NREGA) respectively. But both face exclusion from these rights guaranteed under law because of... Read more
12d
The Hindu
Aadhaar mandatory for PPF, NSC, Kisan Vikas Patraby February 2018. About 135 schemes, including the free cooking gas (LPG) to p
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
by February 2018. About 135 schemes, including the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertilizer subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA are also reportedly to be linked to the biometric ide... Read more
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13d
asianage
Govt makes Aadhaar must for post office deposits, PPF, KVPthe free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. "As a result of the review of welfare schemes covered and to provide the benefits... Read more
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13d
Business Standard India
Now, Aadhaar a must for PPF, post office, Kisan Vikas Patra depositsthe free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. "As a result of the review of welfare schemes covered and to provide the benefits... Read more
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13d
Hindustantimes.com
Aadhaar now a must for post office deposits, PPF, NSC and KVPthe free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. “As a result of the review of welfare schemes covered and to provide the benefits... Read more
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14d
asianage
Rahul Gandhi slams Modi govt on lack of jobsleader, who is visiting Amethi after an eight-month gap, also recalled how Mr M
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
leader, who is visiting Amethi after an eight-month gap, also recalled how Mr Modi had “ridiculed” the rural job scheme, MGNREGA, which was a Congress brainchild. “But Modi realised later what the MGNREGA meant for the common man and he began... Read more
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14d
Business Standard India
Rahul slams BJP for 'reckless' implementation of Congress schemesa farmers' rally in his Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, he recalled how Modi had
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
a farmers' rally in his Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, he recalled how Modi had "ridiculed" the rural job scheme, MGNREGA, which was a Congress brainchild. "But Modi realized later what the MGNREGA meant for the common man and he began... Read more
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14d
Gulf News
Rahul blasts unimaginative BJP for bungling Congress schemesa farmers’ rally in his Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, he recalled how Modi had
Gulf News / Posted 14 days ago
a farmers’ rally in his Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, he recalled how Modi had “ridiculed” the rural job scheme, MGNREGA, which was a Congress brainchild.“But Modi realised later what the MGNREGA meant for the common man and he began... Read more
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14d
The Economic Times
BJP government implementing Congress schemes recklesslya farmers' rally in his Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, he recalled how Modi had
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
a farmers' rally in his Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, he recalled how Modi had "ridiculed" the rural job scheme, MGNREGA, which was a Congress brainchild. "But Modi realized later what the MGNREGA meant for the common man and he began... Read more
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16d
dna
New guidelines for social audit to boost Food Security Schemewas no need to go for as detailed and cost intensive social audit as is being d
dna / Posted 16 days ago
was no need to go for as detailed and cost intensive social audit as is being done in case of the flagship rural job scheme MGNREGA. They were of the view that a simpler social audit process can be evolved for NFSA. Accordingly, the Department of... Read more
16d
The Economic Times
Banks set target of disbursing Rs 1,000 crore under MUDRA scheme this fiscal in Assamcrore Government resolved to meet 3.2% deficit target, sticks to H2 borrowing
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
crore Government resolved to meet 3.2% deficit target, sticks to H2 borrowing aim India seeks funds from World Bank and ADB for e-buses India launches programme to attract UK investments Centre to fund social audit units under MGNRE... Read more
17d
The Economic Times
On a slippery slope: Exclusive focus on demonetisation hides NDA’s broader economic mismanagementa time for the government to step up assistance in rural areas through minimum
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
a time for the government to step up assistance in rural areas through minimum support prices (MSPs) and the safety net of MGNREGA. Instead, the government blindly followed right wing dogma to restrict MSPs. Modi used a speech in Parliament to run... Read more
17d
Business Standard India
Rush on to meet Swachh Bharat mission target after 3 yrsof latrines built also included toilets constructed by people not eligible for
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
of latrines built also included toilets constructed by people not eligible for incentives and those funded through the MGNREGA, state schemes and corporate funds. It implies that the government is not providing financial assistance to all its... Read more
17d
Business Standard India
Income inequality to rise more, job creation remains a dream: Ambit Capitalinability to create jobs is likely to exacerbate inequalities," the report says
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
inability to create jobs is likely to exacerbate inequalities," the report says"the increasing demand for jobs under the MGNREGA scheme is indicative of the deteriorating jobs potential particularly in the lowest economic strata. The weakness in... Read more
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17d
Business Standard India
Income inequality to rise further, job creation remains a dream: Ambit Capiinability to create jobs is likely to exacerbate inequalities," the report says
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
inability to create jobs is likely to exacerbate inequalities," the report says"the increasing demand for jobs under the MGNREGA scheme is indicative of the deteriorating jobs potential particularly in the lowest economic strata. The weakness in... Read more
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17d
asianage
Income inequality, unemployment to give rise to social problemsinability to create jobs is likely to exacerbate inequalities," the report says
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
inability to create jobs is likely to exacerbate inequalities," the report says "the increasing demand for jobs under the MGNREGA scheme is indicative of the deteriorating jobs potential particularly in the lowest economic strata. The weakness in... Read more
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19d
The Economic Times
India's fiscal deficit reaches 96% of full-year target in AugustWorld Bank and ADB for e-buses India launches programme to attract UK investme
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
World Bank and ADB for e-buses India launches programme to attract UK investments Centre to fund social audit units under MGNREGA Scheme Taxes on petro products fetch government Rs 2.67 lakh crore View: Fiscal stimulus could do more harm than... Read more
20d
New Kerala
Steep hike in Rural Ministry budget under NDA-Narendra Singh Tomar - newkerala news #275889the budget has increased to Rs 95,096 crore, which is 0.63 percent of GDP. Refe
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
the budget has increased to Rs 95,096 crore, which is 0.63 percent of GDP. Referring to the main flagship scheme of MGNREGA, he said the budget for the rural job scheme has gone up considerably from about Rs 37,000 crore in 2011-12 to about... Read more
20d
New Kerala
Ministries should help issue Aadhaar to Women, Senior Citizens, Divyangs: newkerala news #275828included the free cooking gas to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, t
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
included the free cooking gas to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system and MGNREGA also. Such beneficiaries are required to enrol for Aadhaar by 31st of December and provide their Aadhaar number or... Read more
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21d
asianage
Govt gives more time to get Aadhaar must for subsidiesthe free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. The government had previously made quoting of Aadhaar necessary for availing... Read more
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21d
Hindustantimes.com
Army retaliates against Naga militants, Oppn capitalises on Yashwant’s critique: Top stories to bring you up to datethe free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. Read the story here. Over 92% Kurds vote for independence from Iraq Iraq’s Kurds... Read more
21d
dna
Centre extends deadline for obtaining Aadhaar for availing government services by three monthsthe free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
dna / Posted 21 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. The government had previously made quoting of Aadhaar necessary for availing... Read more
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21d
Business Standard India
Apply for Aadhaar before Dec 31 to avail govt schemes, subsidiesthe free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. This deadline has now been extended till December 31, the order said. "As a... Read more
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21d
Hindustantimes.com
Deadline for obtaining Aadhaar for govt schemes, subsidies extended to Dec 31the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. The government had previously made quoting of Aadhaar necessary for availing... Read more
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21d
The Economic Times
Government schemes: Deadline for obtaining Aadhaar extended by 3 monthsthe free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targ
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
the free cooking gas (LPG) to poor women, kerosene and fertiliser subsidy, targeted public distribution system (PDS) and MGNREGA will be covered by the extension. The government had previously made quoting of Aadhaar necessary for availing... Read more
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22d
The Economic Times
Demonetisation and GST will boost economy in the long run, job growth is less assuredinvestment and jobs? The first is partly answered by the Economic Survey-II of
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
investment and jobs? The first is partly answered by the Economic Survey-II of 2016-17. It showed, first, a monthly dip in MGNREGA demand for job work due to the demonetisation cash crunch.Thereafter, because other jobs were likely disrupted, there... Read more
22d
The Economic Times
Centre to fund social audit units under MGNREGA SchemeNEW DELHI: The Centre has decided to bypass states and directly fund the social
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Centre has decided to bypass states and directly fund the social audit units under the MGNREGA, a first of its kind move aimed at securing an independent view on the implementation of its flagship rural employment guarantee... Read more
27d
Business Standard India
Can Modi govt spend its way to growth with Rs 50,000 cr Fiscal Stimulus package?that may be looked at is tweaking of social sector schemes such as Mahatma Gand
Business Standard India / Posted 27 days ago
that may be looked at is tweaking of social sector schemes such as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to generate temporary or semi-permanent jobs in the hinterland and also... Read more
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28d
Business Standard India
Stimulus package in the works: Focus may be on affordable housingthat may be looked at is tweaking of social sector schemes such as Mahatma Gand
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
that may be looked at is tweaking of social sector schemes such as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to generate temporary or semi-permanent jobs in the hinterland and also... Read more
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asianage
Wages paid timely in 85 pc cases this fiscal under MGNREGA: GovtNew Delhi: The Centre has made timely payment of wages in 85 per cent cases und
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
New Delhi: The Centre has made timely payment of wages in 85 per cent cases under MGNREGA this year so far, double than what it was last year, the Union Rural Development Ministry said on Friday. In the last financial year, timely payment of wages... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government saved Rs 57,000 crore through DBT scheme, says Ravi Shankar PrasadBenefit Transfer (DBT) in various public schemes, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Pras
The Economic Times / Posted 1 months ago
Benefit Transfer (DBT) in various public schemes, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. Scores of schemes like MGNREGA have been linked to DBT, under which the receivables are transferred directly to the beneficiary's bank accounts, he... Read more
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asianage
Govt saved Rs 57,000 cr through DBT scheme: PrasadBenefit Transfer (DBT) in various public schemes, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Pras
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
Benefit Transfer (DBT) in various public schemes, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday. Scores of schemes like MGNREGA have been linked to DBT, under which the receivables are transferred directly to the beneficiary's bank accounts, he... Read more
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