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Latest News on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
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Jul 09, 2019
Jharkhand's focus on asset creation under MGNREGS impressive, but efficacy of mango farms in addressing poverty, migration doubtfulJharkhand has completed close to nine lakh works between 2016 and 2019, however, this has not lead to an increase in wages under MGNREGS, nor has it addressed migration
Mar 02, 2019
Modi's good governance agenda needs a relookModi began his tenure with a good governance agenda—he would clean India, spur growth and generate employment in the industrial sector. There would be no need for employment generation programmes like the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in a skilled India replete with opportunities. Despite these noble intentions, governance has hardly benefited the common citizen
Sep 07, 2018
Govt preparing ground for decline of MGNREGS by keeping wages constant year after year, says economist Jean DrezeThe stagnation of real wages, along with the government’s chronic inability to ensure timely and reliable wage payments, is discouraging rural workers from taking up MGNREGS work
Aug 27, 2018
Low pay, wage inequality persist in India despite GDP growth; women earn less than men in every category: ReportWhile real wages almost doubled over 18 years between 1993-94 and 2011-12 and GDP grew four-fold, “the Indian labour market remains characterized by high levels of segmentation and informality”
Aug 21, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package from Centre for relief effortsPinarayi Vijayan chaired a meeting of Kerala cabinet, which decided to seek a special package from the Centre under the centrally-sponsored schemes including the latter's flagship rural employment programme
Jul 27, 2018
Delhi starvation deaths: P Chidambaram accuses Centre of 'cruelly neglecting' MGNREGA, Food Security ActP Chidambaram spoke about the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is a social security employment generation legislation which guarantees employment to the poor.
Jul 12, 2018
Ahead of Chief Ministers Subgroup meeting, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee highlights need to waive institutional loans to farmersWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday urged a group of chief ministers, set up by the Centre, to consider the need to waive institutional loans of farmers and the formation of adequate budgetary provision for it by the union government.
May 07, 2018
Kerala’s poverty eradication mission Kudumbashree harnesses citizens' groups to help transform women's livesBetween 2008-09 and 2016-17, 90 percent of MGNREGS workers in Kerala were women.
May 05, 2018
Despite 'record' allocations, 57% of MGNREGS wages due to workers remained unpaid at the end of April 2018Millions of MGNREGS workers share Prajapati’s predicament–57% of wages due to workers were unpaid at the end of April 2018, as per government data.
May 04, 2018
Despite heightened farm unrest and rise in demand for rural jobs, govt has curtailed funding for MGNREGSReduced funding in MGNREGS has resulted in 48 percent fewer projects getting completed over the six years to 2016.