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Rajya Sabha: No dilution in MGNREGA scheme launched during UPA govt

Nov 28, 2014

Rajya Sabha: No dilution in MGNREGA scheme launched during UPA govt

The government allayed apprehensions over dilution of MGNREGA scheme launched during the previous UPA rule and said all necessary funds have been released. #BJP #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #NREGA #UPA government #MGNREGA #MNREGA #Winter session #rural schemes
MNREGA scheme will continue, government tells Rajya Sabha

Nov 27, 2014

MNREGA scheme will continue, government tells Rajya Sabha

The government on Thursday allayed apprehensions over continuance or dilution of MNREGA schemelaunched during the previous UPA rule and said all necessary funds have been released. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Government #Birender Singh #MBirender Singh NREGA
Left front plans nationwide protests against 'anti-people' policies

Nov 16, 2014

Left front plans nationwide protests against 'anti-people' policies

The issues to be highlighted in the December protests include government's moves to "dilute" labour laws, price rise, "exorbitant" prices of essential medicines, against hike in FDI in insurance and unearthing of black money #India #Black money #BJP #Left Front #NREGA #FDI #Insurance #Medicines
Why some economists are worried about the fate of NREGA under PM Modi govt

Oct 17, 2014

Why some economists are worried about the fate of NREGA under PM Modi govt

What compelled a group of leading economists from India and abroad to shoot a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the governments job scheme the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act or NREGA? #UPA #NREGA #Indian Economy #NDA #Modi government #labourers #Economists
Mr Jaitley, in case you haven't noticed, govt is the biggest food hoarder

Jun 18, 2014

Mr Jaitley, in case you haven't noticed, govt is the biggest food hoarder

The UPA got food inflation into an intractable mess. Jaitley can reverse its policies. He could make a start by releasing excess food stocks held by the government to bring down open market prices. #Economy #HowThisWorks #food inflation #NREGA #Arun Jaitley #Food security #WPI #Food Security Act #Bharat Nirman #hoarding

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Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Apr 23, 2012

Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Welfare programmes everywhere change human behaviour. NREGA too has done so by preventing migration to cities - something that's needed for progress. #NREGA #Welfare economics #Employment law #WelfareState
The Maharashtra govt is running a taxpayer swindle

Aug 29, 2011

The Maharashtra govt is running a taxpayer swindle

For some time now, the Maharashtra government has been collecting money from its citizens by way of a specific set of levies to run the employment guarantee scheme, but the money isnt completely going to fund the scheme. #ThatsJustWrong #NREGA #Maharashtra #EGS