- The hike in MGNREGA allocation comes a week after Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik of the Biju Janata Dal announced an assistance package of ₹532 crore for 32 lakh MGNREGA workers
Published on Jul 27, 2021 10:49 PM IST
- The Uttarakhand cabinet also approved a complete ban on single-use plastics in the state with fines ranging from ₹100 to ₹2 lakh for violating the ban.
Published on Jan 31, 2021 02:46 PM IST
Kalyan Das | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Dehradun
The Jharkhand government has decided to increase minimum wage of MGNREGS workers from Rs 194 to Rs 225 from its own pocket
Published on Jan 03, 2021 03:54 PM IST
Ranchi, Hindustan Times | Sanjoy Dey
The higher demand for MGNREGA work was because of close to 20 million workers returning to their villages from cities after the Central government announced a nation-wide lockdown on March 24.
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 01:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Chetan Chauhan
The employment was created under projects such as ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’, ‘Chief Minister Awas Yojana’, ‘Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana’, ‘Panchayat Ghar’ scheme, claimed state government.
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 07:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow |Pankaj Jaiswal | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
The names and addresses of the beneficiaries are real on about a dozen of job cards but the photographs are of the two actresses.
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 07:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal |Ranjan | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Officials said that they aim to provide 320 crore man days of work—about 40 crore man days higher than the first estimate after the world’s largest job scheme saw an unprecedented demand amid Covid-19
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 02:16 PM IST
A political expert said that the programme’s delivery may have an impact on the way the poor vote in upcoming assembly polls in Bihar.
Updated on Oct 04, 2020 04:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna |Anirban Guha Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
Singh was the unsung architect of MGNREGA, the programme that survived change of political colour at the Centre, attracted a record fund allocation of Rs 1 lakh crore this year and emerged as a lifeline for millions of migrant workers in the Covid-hit economy
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 04:05 PM IST
Uttarakhan chief minister has also announced plans to revive one Himalayan river in each district of the state.
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Suparna Roy | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
A fight broke out among the workers after they stumbled upon the pitcher and found coins inside it, said officials. The workers, the officials added, allegedly took some coins in their possession and ran away from the scene.
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 12:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kanpur | HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Aug 08, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Chetan Chauhan | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
The ED booked the former Jharkhand junior engineer under money laundering charges after studying 16 FIRs and charge sheets filed by the Jharkhand vigilance bureau against him a few years back for allegedly abusing his official position and indulging in embezzlement of Rs 18 crore government funds.
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 07:08 PM IST
Press Trust of India |Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
About 70 labourers from Naugava village in Naraini tehsil have decided to do it for free – a “shramdaan” to give life again to land turning barren.
Published on Jun 28, 2020 04:52 PM IST
Banda |Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
Village heads said they have taken precautionary measures to prevent the further spread of Covid-19.
Published on Jun 04, 2020 07:44 AM IST
Baramulla |Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
According to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme website, around 3.5 million new job applications have come in the current financial year since April 1 till May 20.
Updated on May 22, 2020 05:33 PM IST
New Delhi, Delhi |Chetan Chauhan | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
The number of labourers under MGNREGA in the state has increased to 35.59 lakh, which is the highest in 10 years, Sachin Pilot said.
Updated on May 21, 2020 02:05 PM IST
Jaipur, Rajasthan |Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
Samajwadi Party’s district president Firoz Khan said that Chhote Lal Diwakar had been the party’s candidate for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2017.
Updated on May 19, 2020 04:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bareilly |HT Correspondent
Gandhi used the hashtag – “ModiUturnOnMNREGA” – as he put out a video clip of Modi’s speech in the Lok Sabha after he assumed power in 2014.
Updated on May 18, 2020 10:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal issued instruction to identify skills of the returning labourers and provide training at development block level through a digital platform.
Updated on May 18, 2020 08:09 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati |Utpal Parashar | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
MGNREGA is one of seven sectors which is the focus of Nirmala Sitharaman’s fifth and last tranche of the Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package to boost the economy hit by the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown.
Published on May 17, 2020 12:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Meenakshi Ray
Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren also urged PM Modi to speed up ferrying of migrant workers to their homes.
Updated on May 12, 2020 08:24 AM IST
Ranchi |Press Trust of India | Posted by: Prashasti Singh
The chief minister also requested the Centre for early clearance of the state’s share of GST and permit collection of revenue from some resources at the state level.
Published on May 11, 2020 10:50 PM IST
Ranchi |Press Trust of India
On Monday morning, deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot, who holds the rural development portfolio, announced the state government’s unprecedented feat via a tweet amid the raging coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak.
Updated on May 11, 2020 06:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Rakesh Goswami
The stakeholders urged the NCW to issue an advisory to all the states to ensure women get access to credit without any interest or collateral, as many don’t hold land titles and some are sharecroppers.
Updated on May 08, 2020 08:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Amrita Madhukalya
“The cabinet has allowed MGNREGA work and permitted farmers to resume agricultural activities with immediate effect,” Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong told reporters.
Updated on Apr 07, 2020 11:45 AM IST
Shillong |Press Trust of India
The PDS dealers blamed the poor-supply system for the delay, while the food, public distribution and consumer affairs department alleged non-cooperation from some PDS dealers in proper distribution of ration.
Updated on Apr 04, 2020 11:17 AM IST
Ranchi, Hindustan Times | Sanjoy Dey, Ranchi
Increase wages of MGNREGA workers; increase the disbursal for food subsidy, and boost public investment
Published on Nov 10, 2019 07:06 PM IST
The Act mandates that after a worker registers a demand for work, the worker should be informed about the details of the assigned work in written form by issuing a work allotment letter
Published on Oct 23, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , NabhaMohit Singla
The scheme needs a higher budget. Finance it by rationalising the regressive subsidy regime
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 08:17 PM IST