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Mar 13, 2019
Uttar Pradesh’s missing voters: Agricultural labourers move due to low incomes; Muslims, SC/STs in search of jobsAccording to the latest Ministry of External Affairs data, Uttar Pradesh is the top origin state for migrant labourers in the Gulf.
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.
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.
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
May 14, 2018
Delayed payments under guaranteed rural employment programme MNREGA decline to 6-yr low: SBI reportDelayed payments under the guaranteed rural employment programme MNREGA fell to 6-year low of Rs 67,956 crore last fiscal ended 31 March, a SBI research report said
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.
Feb 09, 2018
Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's rural package is a leg-up to the farm economyUnion Budget 2018 focusses on strengthening the rural economy in all aspects including from farmers to the salaried class, cutting across the poor and middle class society
Feb 01, 2018
Budget 2018: Rural education, health, nutrition urgently require increased funding from CentreA look at the past Budgets suggests that while housing, sanitation and rural employment are likely to get a push, the need of the hour is to have a clear strategy and priority for education, health and nutrition
Dec 20, 2017
The real Padman: How A Muruganantham launched a sanitary napkin revolution in IndiaAkshay Kumar's Padman has brought the focus back on Arunachalam Muruganantham, the innovator/social entrepreneur/menstrual hygiene campaigner on whom the film is based
Mar 01, 2016
Budget 2016: Trying to decode this financial maze made me hate fiscal deficitsNaturally everyone at this get together is either a banker or a chartered accountant and I find myself cornered by two financial consultants and a lady from the foreign exchange department of a big bank.