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MGNREGS: Kerala delays its share of fund, to pay interest

Thiruvananthapuram: Though the central government has provided Rs 100 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the wages for the skilled labourers is being delayed indefinitely. This is because the state does not ... Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago

Quality of assets created under MGNREGS very good: Study

As many as 76 per cent of the rural households reported that the quality of assets created under the rural employment guarantee scheme MGNREGS were "very good", according to a recent study conducted by the Institute of Economic Growth.The impact of Mahatma ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Ahead of monsoon, rural economy at risk of slowdown over cash crunch

With cash transactions routed through banks taking a hit due to a cash crunch, the rural economy is at the risk of a slowdown ahead of the monsoon. More so in Utar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Post-harvest rabi and pre-kharif ...
 Business Standard4 days ago

Centre Releases Rs. 23,147 Crore under MGNREGS

week of the current Financial Year, Ministry of Rural Development has already released Rs. 23,147 crore to various States/UTs under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. The funds, besides clearing all wage and payment liabilities of ...
 PIB1 week ago Amid political row, Centre releases Rs 1269 cr for Andhra Pradesh projects  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Govt to recognise village assistants as Group 'D' employees

The state government will consider village assistants as Group D employees, Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa informed the Legislative Assembly on Friday. Replying to the issue raised by Leader of the Opposition Jagadish Shettar and N H Konaraddi (JD-S), ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Budget 2018: Infrastructure, housing funds for better Bharat building

Ahead of the General Elections next summer, the government renewed its focus on rural India and announced major allocations in rural infrastructure sector. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that in 2018-19 there will be a push on rural livelihood and ...
 DNA2 months ago

India should take steps to ensure privacy in biometric identification programmes: IMF

PTI City: Washington The IMF today said India should take necessary measures to ensure privacy and security controls while implementing large identification programmes like the Aadhaar, as the global financial body identified India as a leader in the ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
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Congress banks on Siddaramaiah's 'Karnataka model of development' to see it through

The IIM-B's 'Karnataka innovation report' has become the basis for the Congress party’s election narrative, particularly to distinguish it from the ‘Gujarat model of development’, reports Archis Mohan. IMAGE: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Congress president Rahul Gandhi take a selfie at a metro ticket counter at MG Road metro station during an election rally in Bengaluru. Photograph: PTI Photo The centrepiece of the Congress party’s election ...
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Aaadhar can do little to stop banking frauds: SC to Centre

The attorney general told the apex court that the invasion of privacy was very minimal in Aadhaar and it may not even be considered as an invasion. The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that Aadhaar can do little to stop banking frauds and also questioned the Centre for asking the entire population to link their mobile phones with the unique identity card 'just to catch a few terrorists'. The apex court also observed that bank officials were 'hand-in-glove' with fraudsters and that scams do ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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'Aadhaar is helpful at times, so is torture'

'The issue is not UIDAI's surveillance powers, but the government's.''Aadhaar enables the government to access and link wide-ranging databases that hold a wealth of personal information.''Contrary to official claims, the Aadhaar Act offers virtually no protection against possible misuse of that information.' Photograph: Reuters After chasing Jean Dreze for two months, Rediff.com's Syed Firdaus Ashraf finally secured responses from the economist who played a central role in conceiving the ...
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