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Oct 16, 2017
In Jharkhand, 11-year-old dies of starvation as her family did not have Aadhaar-linked ration cardThe government's decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for availing subsidised foodgrains from ration shops turned fatal for an 11-year-old girl in Jharkhand.
Oct 15, 2017
Financial inclusion in India must focus on informal sector, says Grameen Foundation chief Prabhat LabhFinancial inclusion needs to focus on the entire informal sector rather than individual customers, according to Prabhat Labh, chief executive of Grameen Foundation India, the country arm of Washington-DC-based microfinance non-profit Grameen Foundation.
Oct 06, 2017
Aadhaar compulsory for PPF, post office deposits and more; deadline 31 December"Provided that where Aadhaar number has not been assigned, the depositor shall submit proof of application of enrolment for Aadhaar," said a government notification.
Oct 04, 2017
BJP government is implementing Congress schemes recklessly: Rahul GandhiCongress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came down heavily on the BJP government at the Centre for "reckless implementation" of UPA programmes.
Sep 28, 2017
Govt schemes, subsidies: Not yet applied for Aadhaar? You can do it until 31 December nowThe extension is, however, only for those who are yet to apply of Aadhaar, an order issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said.
Sep 20, 2017
MGNREGA, once world's largest source of rural livelihood, now a tale of decay and digital delayThere is no doubt that MNREGA in a short span of ten years did help generate 20 billion person-days of employment benefitting 276 million workers from which more than half were women.
Sep 14, 2017
CPM organises protests in Tripura over cuts in Centre's MGNREGA shareThe ruling CPM on Thursday organised sit-ins across Tripura to protest against what it said were "huge cuts" in fund allocation by the Centre for MGNREGA.
Aug 03, 2017
Unclear estimates about number of villages in India have hampered development plansThe number and the definition of villages vary across databases, making it challenging to plan across sectors for a village development plan.
Jul 31, 2017
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Over five crore people provided jobs under MGNREGA, says Narendra Singh TomarOver 5.69 crore households had sought employment under the MGNREGA scheme in 2016-17 and 5.12 crore of them were provided work, the government said on Monday.
Jun 13, 2017
Can we lift the poor out of their poverty by paying them Rs 21 per day? The CEA and the FM think soThe paltry sum of Rs 21 per day would still be a revolutionary gift if it would be given by a sensitive government as an add-on benefit to the poor