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HC orders CBI probe into MNREGA bungling in UP

Taking serious note of the rampant corruption in the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in Uttar Pradesh, the Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court on......

MNREGA gave jobs merely to nine per cent of households: CAG

Less than nine per cent of Chhattisgarh households got jobs for 100 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during 2007-08 to 2011-12, a Comptroller and Auditor......

Bihar govt sacks 110 MNREGS officials for corruption

The Bihar government has sacked 110 officials of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme from service for corruption.Bihar Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra on Thursday......

Bihar MNERGA shame: Corrupt babus eat up Rs 6,000 cr

Nearly 73 per cent of the funds allotted for the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in 38 districts of Bihar, between 2006 and 2012, have been embezzled by......

Maoists kill MGNREGA activist in Latehar

An activist working for the implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme was killed after being mercilessly beaten by a group of 12 Maoists at Jerua village in Latehar district......

Can NGOs make govt's employment scheme a success?

Will handing over the management of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) ensure the scheme works? The rural development......

After employment schemes, it's time for rural housing

India is a land of diverse economic and social structure. The country has witnessed unprecedented growth in the last decade but rural development remains to be one of the biggest challenges.Despite......

'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,......

Job scheme to provide food, too

It is back to the 1970s as far as the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme is concerned. The job guarantee scheme is set to provide food grain as part of wages. The rural development......

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......

  People speak for national rural employment guarantee scheme

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lalit mahata
Q. MGNREGS STANDS FOR WHAT ?
Lalit Mahata:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mgnregs-stands-for-what-/25704161/answers/

lalit mahata
Q. Though suicides by financially distressed farmers continue to make news from Vidarbha there is another equally tragic, and persistent, story that refuses to go away. It is about deaths of children due to malnutrition in the tribal hill tracts of Melghat. The number of malnourished children in Melghat is startling. Comments plz.
Lalit Mahata:  A. The zilla parishad health administration has identified 6,000 chidren as suffering from severe malnutrition in Melghat alone and 11,000 others were...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/though-suicides-by-financially-distressed-farmers-continue-t/25704161/answers/19134618

joey
Q. MP's Salary Hike 300% whereas in some Rajasthan villages people working as labourers under NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme) are being exploited by their contractors by paying Re. 1(One rupee only) for their 8 hrs. work....! Can we so called "Learned common people" do really something to their cause...? If so, What and How we can we make open blind eyes of the state administration...?
Joey:  A. we can open the eyes of administration, if it is really closed, but if these states act as if they are closed, we cannot open, sir more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/mps-salary-hike-300-whereas-in-some-rajasthan-villages-peopl/19134580/answers/17788483

Rudrappa
Q. Will the present budget lay foundation for higher growth? Your views?
Rudrappa:  A. "Short term pains for long term growth". That moreorless summarises the Finance Minister's budgetary exercise for fiscal 2010-2011....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-the-present-budget-lay-foundation-for-higher-growth-you/17788469/answers/16663482

Good Citizen
Q. What is the status of Panchayathraj.It completes 50yrs now?
Good Citizen:  A. Panchayati Raj in India today completed its Golden Jubilee today. 50 years ago on 2nd October, 1959, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, the 1st Prime Minister...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-status-of-panchayathraj.it-completes-50yrs-now/16656750/answers/15697032

  Web results for National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
ET Wealth | Sectors that stand to gain most from Budget

The stock market did not make any definitive directional move on the Budget day. It was possibly because the Budget was along expected lines.... ...

http://economictimes.feedsportal.com/c/33041/f/534022/s/3c773b7f/sc/2/l/0Leconomictimes0Bindiatimes0N0Cmarkets0Cstocks0Cstocks0Ein0Enews0Ctop0E40Esectors0Ethat0Estand0Eto0Egain0Emost0Efrom0Ebudget0E20A140Carticleshow0C382523620Bcms/story01.htm
Existing social sector schemes have been retained

With the high burden of expectation, the Finance Minister had his task cut out to deliver a budget to demonstrate the Government's intent to bring... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Features-252779-Featuresdet-Existing_social_sector_schemes_have_been_retained.htm
2,200-year-old Terracotta Ring Well Found in Lake

CUDDALORE: A terracotta ring well, believed to be over 2,000 years old, was found near Cuddalore during the desilting work in a lake, under the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/2200-year-old-Terracotta-Ring-Well-Found-in-Lake/2014/07/14/article2329559.ece
Government mulls to raise number of days under NREGA

NEW DELHI: The government is planning to raise the minimum wage days under its to 150 from 100 in case the country faces a drought. The rural... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/government-mulls-to-raise-number-of-days-under-nrega-scheme-to-150/articleshow/38344736.cms
No social audit of MGNREGS implementation in State

shocking revelation, the Odisha Society for Social Audit, Accountability and Transparency (OSSAAT), an independent unit set up by the Naveen... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/no-social-audit-of-mgnregs-implementation-in-state.html

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