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.
MGNREGA may get linked with CPI-R
Ministry of rural development currently revises the unskilled wage rate under the Mahatma Gandhi National R...
200 recommendations of Swaminathan report accepted by govt: Agri minister
One of the recommendations of commission was that MSP should be at ...
Young population weaning away from rural employment guarantee scheme: Narendra Singh Tomar
As per the Management Information System (MIS), the average share of workforce under Mahatma Gandhi NREGS in the age group of 18-30 in 2018-19 stood at 9.10% or 70.74 lakh of the total workforce (777.41 lakh) under MRNREGA as compared to 10.07% or 72.74 lakh in 2015-16 when the total workforce under MGNREGA stood at 722.59 lakh.
Not in favour of continuing with MGNREGA forever: Narendra Singh Tomar
The construction of these roads would be completed by 2024-25, Tomar, who holds the portfolios of agriculture and rural development, told the Lok Sabha.
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.
Develop real-time rural distress indicator with MGNREGA data: Eco Survey
It said that timely wage payment under MGNREGA is expected to increase work demand.
Budget 2019: How Modi fine-tuned MGNREGA and made it better
PM used one budget after another to eventually Modi-fy a scheme that he critiqued before he came to power.
Under NREGA, workers to get Rs 250 daily allowance for skill training
Ministry to train labourers to upgrade their skill sets & equip them with better employment opportunities; govt move to make good the loss of labourers’ daily livelihood.
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.
Govt to complete 10 lakh projects related to water conservation under MGNREGA in its first 100 days
Over the past five years, MGNREGA has become the main force that is driving water conservation efforts across rural India.
Budget 2019: MGNREGA, PMAY allocation dip slightly, overall budget for rural welfare schemes raised by 4.4%
The revised estimate for rural welfare schemes in 2018-19 was Rs 1.12 lakh crore.
Budget lacks programmes to revive economy: Congress
The opposition criticized the budget for staying silent on issues such as the economic slowdown and joblessness while also saying it lacks bold measures to lift the economy.
We will deliver NYAY scheme like we delivered MGNREGA: Rahul Gandhi
Speaking at a public rally in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that that if voted to power the pa...
Narendra Singh Tomar's main challenge is to keep momentum in delivery of welfare schemes
Under Tomar's leadership, allocation for rural employment scheme MGNREGA increased and reached Rs 60,000 crore in 2019-20.
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