An urban MGNREGA would cost a substantial amount
09 Jul 2021 12:10 AM
Economists like Raghuram Rajan and others have suggested the government to open its purse strings to support the demand
27 Aug 2020 3:15 PM
The Trinamul Congress also said that MNREGA was one of the world’s large social welfare programmes
09 Jun 2020 12:02 PM
MGNREGA payouts have been a key factor that has affected the rural economy adversely this year.
20 Jan 2020 1:39 AM
BJP state in-charge says he is confident of party winning over 220 seats with allies.
18 Oct 2019 1:22 AM
'Recent floods have already claimed lives of over 100 people and uprooted lakhs of people,' Rahul said in his letter to Harsh Vardhan.
27 Aug 2019 10:52 AM
Chandrapur which translates into the land of shining moon, continues to rot in official negligence.
23 Aug 2019 3:03 AM
MGNREGA provides livelihood security by guaranteeing 100 days of wage-employment to a rural household in a financial year.
17 Jul 2019 5:30 PM
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appreciated women self help groups for providing employment in rural areas.
17 Jul 2019 3:46 PM
The development came two days after local people staged demonstration outside his house demanding immediate return of 'cut money'.
26 Jun 2019 10:09 AM
Budget 2019: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may have to raise allocation for NREGA to alleviate agrarian crisis.
17 Jun 2019 3:44 PM
Kumaraswamy seeked for release of pending funds under NDRF and MGNREGA for drought relief.
09 Mar 2019 4:08 PM
Rajasthan is among the top states to implement MGNREGA scheme and nearly 42.33 lakh rural families have been given work under the scheme.
20 Feb 2019 11:53 AM
It is the bottom of the pyramid which is looking for economic inclusion. Its absorption is vital for the well-being of this nation.
17 Oct 2018 12:48 AM
The economist also said the govt has also deflected from issues of inequalities, caste system and scheduled tribes have been kept out.
08 Jul 2018 7:06 PM
'No country in the world could have undertaken this exercise where day after day, 10 lakh payments are made daily,' KK Venugopal said.
15 Mar 2018 8:11 AM
In 2016-17, MGNREGA was allocated Rs 38,500 crore in the Union Budget.
18 Feb 2018 7:10 AM
Under MGNREGA, wage seekers are entitled to receive compensation at the rate of 0.05 per cent of the unpaid wages per day.
05 Feb 2018 4:42 PM
Chidambaram said, 'A 'job' is certain, regular and reasonably secure. We want to know how many such jobs have been created.'
28 Jan 2018 8:39 PM
The issue raised before the SC by the NGO claimed that there was a high percentage of delay over payment under MGNREGA.
10 Dec 2017 4:01 PM