Aadhaar required to get benefits under scheme for civilian victims of terror, communal violence
Any eligible beneficiary desirous of receiving benefit under the scheme, who does not possess the Aadhaar number or, has not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, shall have to apply for Aadhaar enrolment. The home ministry said the notification comes into effect in all states and union territories except Assam and Meghalaya, where Aadhaar has not covered all residents.
Punjab releases Rs 1,353 crore for power subsidy, retirement benefits
Disclosing this here, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office sai...
Young population weaning away from rural employment guarantee scheme: Narendra Singh Tomar
As per the Management Information System (MIS), th...
ETILC members hold out hope amid slowdown
There is also uncertainty caused by poor capital formation. The banks are flush with funds but are risk averse. Credit growth has fallen to 2.7% for industry, the lowest in 12 months. And for services, after clocking over 20% between April 2018 and February 2019, it has plummeted to 7.3% , the lowest in 24 months.
Govt promoting labour-intensive manufacturing in tourism and agro-based industries: Gangwar
The National Manufacturing Policy identifies employment intensive industries like textiles and garments, leather and footwear, gems and jewellery and food processing, etc. as special focus attention sectors.
Siddaramaiah slams Centre for pushing Karnataka to bankruptcy
This week, the Central government approved second installment of Rs 699 crore for the flood relief work. With it, the total compensation amount for the state so far is Rs 1,869 crore, which both Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and former CM Siddaramaiah have said is inadequate.
Agricultural, rural labour CPI base year to be revised to 2019-20
The new index will take into account significant change in the consumption basket over the past three decades.
100-day agenda: Skill training for 5 crore MGNREGA workers
Under its 100-day agenda, the Centre is all set to revamp MGNREGA, which guarantees 100 days of employment to the rural poor.
MGNREGA may get linked with CPI-R
Ministry of rural development currently revises the unskilled wage rate under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme based on consumer price index for agricultural labour (CPI-AL) every year for all states/UTs. Besides, the wages are calculated using December month index only.
Nitish Kumar's Bihar struggles, Yogi's UP excels in delivering rural welfare schemes
UP completed 90 per cent of its target of 1.28 million rural houses, constructed 1,522 km of rural roads.
200 recommendations of Swaminathan report accepted by govt: Agri minister
One of the recommendations of commission was that MSP should be at least 50 per cent more than the weighted average cost of production. This recommendation was not incorporated in the National Policy for Farmers, 2007. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said MSP has been increased for 22 crops.
NREGA audit team first flagged ‘cut money’ issue few months back
Social audit into PMAY-G Scheme ordered, under which 8.1m beneficiaries will be surveyed.
Second test run of take-home ration scheme in UP's Sitapur
UP district selected after the Modi government faced red flags over DBT scheme during its last term.
Fiscal road map review may be needed to bolster economy
The current road map seeks to bring down fiscal deficit to 3% of GDP by 2020-21.
In Vaishali, all eyes on Raghuvansh Prasad Singh’s political future
A five-time MP, he is talking about expanding the scope of MGNREGA if voted to power.
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