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Jan 16, 2019
MGNREGA gets highest-ever total allocation in a fiscal at additional Rs 6,000 cr after concerns raised over fund crunchOn 1 January, over 99 percent fund of the MGNREGA scheme was reportedly exhausted, three months before the end of the financial year.
Jan 07, 2019
CMIE data shows 11 mn jobs lost in 2018: Labour reforms need of the hour, but no political party is serious about itAccording to a report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), job losses, and the number of unemployed people in the country have been steadily rising
Dec 24, 2018
Marathwada villagers demand jobs under MGNREGA as drought dries up work in farms, factoriesFearing a rise in the number of suicides, alcoholism and housebreaking incidents, farmers in Marathwada are demanding that the Maharashtra government immediately provides jobs to the youth under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)
Dec 20, 2018
Houses under Indira Awaas Yojna stand forgotten, as govt struggles to integrate beneficiaries to the restructured PMAY-GThere is still no official state-wise data available on either the integration or the settlement of IAY beneficiaries. While the ruling party is pushing to hit the flashy ‘1 crore pucca houses’ target as the country approaches a critical election year, these IAY homes seem all but forgotten as they don’t contribute to the numbers of PMAY-G.
Dec 11, 2018
Migration crisis in UP's Lalitpur village marks a crucial failure of govt in creating better rural employment opportunitiesThe crisis of migration is amplified in Uttar Pradesh, where 26.9 lakh more people migrated out than migrated in, the highest in the country. It is a problem that has been growing over time — between 2001 and 2011, more than 58 lakh people in the age group of 20-29 years left the state in search of jobs.
Oct 01, 2018
Ahead of Rajasthan polls, group of protesters say 'will choose NOTA' if govt doesn't agree to universal-standard pensionSwarlal from Bhilwara in Rajasthan has been sitting under a tree at Parliament Street, listening attentively to speakers demanding that the government disburse universal pension of Rs 3,000 for the elderly, single women and specially-abled people.
Sep 16, 2018
For NDA's move to raise MSPs of monsoon crops to matter, agriculture needs structural changes, says economic analystMadhura Swaminathan talked about the challenges facing Indian agriculture, including low MSPs and farm income and disagreement with Aadhaar-enabled food security in the PDS.
Aug 21, 2018
Kerala, after the flood: People at risk of PTSD, survivor syndrome may need help; state must brace for what TN faced after tsunamiConsidering the magnitude of the housing crisis Kerala has to confront, it’s likely that what both the state and the Centre are doing will fall short of requirements, unless private and corporate donors add to this effort.
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 13, 2018
Chief ministers' panel and NITI Aayog deliberates on using MGNREGA funds for rehabilitation of agricultural landChief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath suggested the use of MGNREGA funds in supplementing labour costs in agriculture