Mgnregs

  • Odisha: Centre agrees to increase man-days under MGNREGS in flood affected areas 13-11-2013 02:15 PM

    The Centre has agreed to increase man-days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to 150 in recent cyclone and flood-affected districts of Ganjam, Puri, Mayurbhanj and Balasore in Odisha. The present limit for guaranteed employment to rural households under the scheme is 100 days a year. Panchayati...
  • UPA playing politics over funds for rural jobs: Mamata 21-04-2013 05:29 AM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in New Delhi for playing "sheer politics" by not yet releasing its share of the funds for the rural job scheme. Bengal's spending on the 100 days of jobs provided under Mahatma Gandhi...
  • MGNREGS: Lofty idea, faulty implementation

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    Jairam Ramesh and the Ministry of Rural Development deserve to be congratulated for making the Annual Report for 2011-12 available in the public domain. It...

  • 'Fighting UP polls in real sense after 20 years' 10-12-2011 08:46 PM

    Lucknow: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said it was for the first time after 1991 that the party was contesting polls in Uttar Pardesh in a "real sense" and appealed to party workers to work unitedly and ensure its victory. "The first move towards seriously contesting the polls...