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MNREGA world's largest public works programme: World Bank

India's rural employment guarantee programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act has been ranked as the world's largest public works programme, providing social security net......

Discussion on food security bill: Govt walks cautiously

The big budget and big boom National Food Security Bill, which will be to UPA II what the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act and the Right To Information Act were to UPA I, could not be......

Study finds massive corruption in NREGA

A government-sponsored study on the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act has found large-scale corruption and irregularities in the implementation of the programme in several states with......

'There is a lot of scope for NREGA works'

Many regard the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, the flagship welfare programme as the best scheme of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government. The act aims at enhancing the......

Centre to appoint citizens as monitors for NREGA

To make the implementation of its flagship programme for rural job guarantee more transparent, the Union government plans to constitute a group of eminent persons for its independent evaluation and......

NREGA spiked rural wages only 10%, rest is from MSPs: Rajan

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has dismissed the notion that the rural employment guarantee programme is behind the massive spurt in wages in rural areas. "On the NREGA (National Rural......

'Strict action needed to stop corruption in NREGA'

Corrupt officials are killing rural employment programme, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, by overbilling and underpayment, says Sandip Sukhtankar, Assistant Professor,......

MP funds for job scheme

Member of Parliament can now allocate funds from their local area development scheme kitty for rural employment guarantee programmes. The move that comes just ahead of Budget is aimed at providing......

Why UPA is in trouble over rural jobs scheme

The UPA2 government finds itself in a jam with its flagship Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) being widely misused even as the National Human Rights Commission......

India's rural jobs scheme cuts spend, wants more cash

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, the United Progressive Alliance government's flagship programme, has so far spent just 56 per cent of its Budget allocation of Rs......
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Worst year ever for MNREGA

30 April 2016, New Delhi, Shobhit Mathur & Nomesh Bolia The world's largest rural employment programme has failed to create adequate jobs... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=267302
Telangana CM wants drought relief on war footing

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Friday reviewed the drought situation in the state and asked the district collectors to... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/nation/telangana-cm-wants-drought-relief-on-war-footing.html
10 years on, MGNREGA provided less than half the guaranteed employment

By Shobhit Mathur & Nomesh Bolia After spending about Rs 3.5 lakh crore ($51 billion) almost equal to India's subsidy and pensions budget for... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/business/mgnrega-10years-rural-wage-employment-2755612.html
A return to roots needed

Prior to independence, Mahatma Gandhi had nurtured the vision of a republic of self-sufficient villages, which would only employ indigenous... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/nb-extra/a-return-to-roots-needed/139230.html
Distress migration, Mars and menstruation, and Mashrou Leila's music

There ought to be more discussion on menstruation in space; the exodus of able-bodied labour to cities has left behind ghost villages inhabited by... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/9obPfzEQXajTf3HAuTIkBK/City-Wrap-Distress-migration-Mars-and-menstruation-and-Ma.html

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