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Why MGNREGA is a flop

A nexus between the panchayat president and the block development officer has led to the failure of Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act scheme in many villages, says A Ganesh......

House and MGNREGA job for Birbhum gang-rape victim

With villagers opposing her return, the tribal girl allegedly gang raped on the order of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district would be provided a job under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee......

'MGNREGA, pension to become electoral issues'

The SR Abhiyan meeting held in Jaipur, Rajasthan to mark the completion of seven years of MGNREGA decided that both pensions and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act would be......

MGNREGA 2.0: We need it now more than ever

With the threat of a failed monsoon and an impending drought, the need for public works and for greater numbers of workers will arise in many states, says National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy......

CBI probe recommended in 2 MGNREGA-related murders

The Union rural development ministry has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into two separate cases of murder related to corruption and wage demands in Mahatma Gandhi National......

50 days extra work under MGNREGA for drought-hit areas: Govt

People in drought-hit areas will get additional 50 days of work under the MGNREGA scheme due to monsoon deficit in various parts of the country. At present, 100 days of work is provided to rural......

India's very popular rural employment scheme faces tough times

Under the MGNREGA, employment has to be provided for a minimum 100 days and unemployment allowance if work is not made available. Labourers work on a dried lake to try and revive it under the......

MGNREGA: Govt asks states to strengthen social audits

Acknowledging that there have been instances of corruption in MGNREGA implementation, the government on Thursday said states have been asked to strengthen social audits of the scheme. There are......

Poor implementation of MGNREGA in Bihar: CAG

MGNREGA has not gained momentum in Bihar as the percentage of household provided 100 days employment ranged from one to seven per cent during 2007-12, according to a CAG report submitted to the......

Budget 2013 puts smile on rural poor

Rural poor in India have been getting lot of attention in recent budgets and MGNREGA was one of the key initiatives that played a key role in uplifting the poor in rural India. This time too rural......
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