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Chetan Chauhan

Chetan Chauhan

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Chetan Chauhan heads regional editions as Deputy National Affairs Editor. A journalist for over 20 years, he has written extensively on social sector with special focus on environment and political economy.

articles by Chetan Chauhan (3681 results)
Aug 09, 2020 23:58
While the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) enabled 90 million households find work between April and July, subsidised rations under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) were provided to an average 720 million people every month during April-July, the data shows read more
Aug 08, 2020 17:32
According to the central government data, till July 2020, around 45% of Rs 1,01,500 crore for NREGA and 44% of 1,15,569 NFSA funds for the current financial year has already been allocated to the states. read more
Aug 06, 2020 23:58
Under the new rules, issued on Wednesday, any central or state government department or ministry can approach the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) -- the statutory body that manages Aadhaar and runs Aadhaar-based services -- to use the unique 12-digit biometric number for authentication. read more
Aug 06, 2020 21:55
An order by IT ministry has asked government departments to seek permission for the scheme. read more
Jul 15, 2020 04:57
The situation in Rajasthan could change if some MLAs who attended the CLP meeting decide to switch to Pilot’s side. There is no indication at the moment that this could happen. read more
Jul 07, 2020 00:18
The number of coronavirus disease cases in the country has almost quadrupled to 700,000 from 190,000 since the Unlock guidelines were enforced. read more
Jun 21, 2020 00:02
Himachal CM Jairam Thakur said he has decided to chase the virus. read more
Jun 11, 2020 22:30
The case fatality rate has remained at 2.90% as compared to 2.96% on May 18, the Cabinet Secretary said, indicating that there was not much reason to worry as India’s case fatality rate was lower than several western countries. read more
Jun 10, 2020 00:13
On Uttarakhand’s economic revival plan after the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, said “we have started focussing more on agriculture and the allied sectors.” read more
May 29, 2020 23:42
In a presentation to representatives of states on Thursday, cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba highlighted that eastern India was likely to be the next big Covid-19 hotspot with the return of migrant workers from the worst-hit states. read more
May 28, 2020 18:24
The need for effective protection cover for the migrant workers has been brought to sharp relief by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. read more
May 26, 2020 23:58
The prices of fruits and vegetables in wholesale markets over the past week highlights the steep fall in the price of farm produce in the face of a drop in consumer demand during the lockdown imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic, experts said. read more
May 26, 2020 10:23
Experts believe that the prices of fruits and vegetables might increase once the Covid-19 lockdown is fully lifted. read more
May 22, 2020 23:48
Some 3.5 million people applied for work under the federal programme during the period, compared to just 180,000 in the same duration last year, according to the MGNREGS website read more