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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 23, 2018
All donations to Kerala flood victims to get tax benefits; contributions to NGOs to get 50% tax rebateDonors should provide the transaction details of donations deposited directly in any of the PMNRF collection banks along with the address of the donor through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Jun 18, 2018
NITI Aayog meet: Narendra Modi backs NDA's 'cooperative federalism', pitches for simultaneous electionsAt the fourth meeting of Niti Aayog's Governing Council, Narendra Modi strongly defended the NDA's 'cooperative federalism-based' approach to governance.
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.
Jan 14, 2018
Odisha man carves mountain to build 8 km road for his 3 school-going childrenEight hours of gruelling work every day for two years, Jalandhar Nayak has been single-handedly moving mountains to construct a 15-kilometre road, connecting his village Gumsahi to the main road in Phulbani town of Kandhamal district.
Oct 27, 2017
Assam CM launches a new web portal to provide data to people on government projectsAssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today launched a web portal 'Assam Darpan' where details of government schemes and projects would be available.