RURAL EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE SCHEME
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.
Progress of top development schemes remains constrained in India: Study
"Progress across major development schemes in India, including educat...
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), 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.
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.
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.
New solar power scheme to light up lives of rural farmers in Rajasthan
A solar power scheme to generate income for farmers from their unfertile land was launched last week. The proposal floated on Saturday requesting applications for setting up plants with capacity ranging from 0.5 to 2 megawatt would also benefit the discoms, and fulfil a long-standing demand of small solar power developers.
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.
What's ailing India's midday meal scheme
The scheme's focus has evolved. But a weak monitoring system threatens to cast a shadow on the programme.
No reason that employment has come down, says Gangwar
In response to remarks on demonetisation and the job cuts it caused these years, Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said the government is implementing the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979 to mitigate hardships caused by migration.
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Govt to institutionalise social audits in major rural development schemes
The govt has started work on social audits with National Social Assistance Programme & PMAY-Gramin scheme.
PFC and REC may extend loans with stricter riders to state power discoms
“The special loans by PFC and REC will have stricter performance norms like reducing commercial losses, bringing financial discipline, and implementing prepaid metering, besides state government guarantees, timely release of subsidies and timeframe for payment of government department dues,” the official said.
The one man show: Understanding the concept of One Person Company
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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.
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