MGNREGA

Pictures of Deepika, Jacqueline, and Dia on MGNREGA online job cards

Pictures of Deepika, Jacqueline, and Dia on MGNREGA online job cards

The matter came to light after government officials ordered a probe, and discovered that the beneficiaries on the cards have male names.

COVID-19 effect: BJP-led govt mulls extending UPA’s pet programme MGNREGA to urban India

COVID-19 effect: BJP-led govt mulls extending UPA’s pet programme MGNREGA to urban India

Due to the success of MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act) in rural India, the BJP-led government is now mulling on extendin...Read More

Congress for scaling up MGNREGA

Congress for scaling up MGNREGA

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday demanded the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act be scaled up and made open-ended to meet the...Read More

Demand for jobs under MGNREGS record a new high

Demand for jobs under MGNREGS record a new high

In the month of May, it was found that the demand for jobs that fall under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGN...Read More

Radical steps for protection of migrant labour; best way to push demand and employment opportunities

Radical steps for protection of migrant labour; best way to push demand and employment opportunities

The exposure of the tragic conditions of these workers and the embarrassment of the national government has created a rare opportunity fo...Read More

An unending horror tale that mocks India’s growth story

An unending horror tale that mocks India’s growth story

India has approximately 500 million migrant labourers. Amid the historic reverse migration, pre-existing exploitative terms, subsistence ...Read More

Uttar Pradesh Cheif Minister Adityanath Yogi: 90 lakh jobs in MSMEs, 50 lakh in MGNREGA for migrant workers

Uttar Pradesh Cheif Minister Adityanath Yogi: 90 lakh jobs in MSMEs, 50 lakh in MGNREGA for migrant workers

Lucknow: Reverse migration of workers has posed a major challenge for their livelihood in the home states. Uttar Pradesh too stares at a ...Read More

Government unlikely to continue MGNREGA, hints Narendra Singh Tomar

Government unlikely to continue MGNREGA, hints Narendra Singh Tomar

Replying to a discussion on demand for grants for the ministries of agriculture and rural development for 2019-20.

Budget 2019: Big farm push expected in Modi 2.0 maiden budget

Budget 2019: Big farm push expected in Modi 2.0 maiden budget

Giving incentives to agriculture exports, launching of national vegetable oil mission, improving flagship crop insurance scheme, massive ...Read More

PM Narendra Modi weakened all pro-poor schemes: Rahul Gandhi

PM Narendra Modi weakened all pro-poor schemes: Rahul Gandhi

Bundi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of opposing and weakening all schemes that helped ...Read More

Bhopal: Tribals demand FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, make state co-accused

Bhopal: Tribals demand FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, make state co-accused

Bhopal: Hundreds of tribals gheraoed Barwani police station on Tuesday demanding FIR against PM Narendra Modi for non-payment of wages. I...Read More

Punjab government okays ‘Smart Village Campaign’ worth Rs 385 crore

Punjab government okays ‘Smart Village Campaign’ worth Rs 385 crore

Chandigarh: The Punjab government Tuesday approved a rural development scheme worth Rs 384.40 crore to supplement the ongoing works to bu...Read More

Activists, lawmakers write to PM over MGNREGA fund crunch

Activists, lawmakers write to PM over MGNREGA fund crunch

New Delhi: Nearly 90 lawmakers, several prominent civil society members, activists and leaders of farmers’ movements have written to Prim...Read More

250 lawmakers, activists write to PM Narendra Modi raising concerns over MGNREGA fund crunch

250 lawmakers, activists write to PM Narendra Modi raising concerns over MGNREGA fund crunch

New Delhi: Nearly 90 lawmakers, several prominent civil society members, activists and leaders of farmers’ movements have written to Prim...Read More

Right knowledge of MGNREGA can bring radical change: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Right knowledge of MGNREGA can bring radical change: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said a radical change could happen in the agriculture sector by enhanci...Read More

Modi government ‘cruelly neglecting’ MGNREGA, Food Security Act, says P Chidambaram  

Modi government ‘cruelly neglecting’ MGNREGA, Food Security Act, says P Chidambaram  

New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram today accused the Narendra Modi government of “cruelly neglecting” the MGNREGA and the Food Secu...Read More

A one-size-fits-all approach is harming farmers

A one-size-fits-all approach is harming farmers

Popular narratives paint the Indian farmer with a broad brush. The dominant image is that of a farmer—male, of course—gazing benevolently...Read More

Cong doesn’t make false promises like BJP: Rahul

Cong doesn’t make false promises like BJP: Rahul

Kailashahar (Tripura) : Rahul Gandhi on Friday appealed to the people of Tripura to vote for the Congress to bring good governance, sayin...Read More

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BJP govt implementing Cong schemes recklessly, says Rahul

Amethi : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came down heavily on the BJP government at the Centre for “reckless implementa...Read More

Rs 1 lakh crore paid to social scheme beneficiaries in three years

Rs 1 lakh crore paid to social scheme beneficiaries in three years

New Delhi, The Union Finance Ministry has paid over Rs 1 lakh crore to the beneficiaries of the various social schemes under the Direct B...Read More

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