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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......

Rural employment bill passed

A landmark bill guaranteeing at least 100 days' employment per year to every rural household was on Tuesday approved by the Lok Sabha, ensuring fulfilment of a major promise of the United......

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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An anti-poverty guide for Modi

A programme that endeavours to graduate the poorest people could have seminal implications for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/special/special-indiaspend-an-anti-poverty-guide-for-modi/20150525.htm
Modi starts crossing the river by feeling the stones

Old policies have become a fetter on growth and a change is sorely needed. Modi's task to bring about that change, to rescue the Indian economy... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/1FwfOQGjJgwuozjNKeK0eP/Narendra-Modi-starts-crossing-the-river-by-feeling-the-stone.html
Upbeat economy apart, cuts in social sector pinching common man

Even the economically prosperous states such as Maharashtra and Rajasthan are reporting either closure or merger of primary schools for want of... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-upbeat-economy-apart-cuts-in-social-sector-pinching-common-man-2088800
Directly does it II

Bolsa Família, meaning Family Allowance in Portuguese, is part of the federal assistance programme of the Brazilian Government. It is not simply a... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/directly-does-it-ii/65232.html
NITI Aayog's focus likely on growth, jobs and wages

A combination of increase in rural wages through fast economic growth, mainly in agriculture and other labour-intensive sectors, and targeted... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/niti-aayog-s-focus-likely-on-growth-jobs-and-wages-115052500055_1.html

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