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NREGA fund allocation cut by 45% this fiscal till Sept
Business Standard

NREGA fund allocation cut by 45% this fiscal till Sept

As the Modi government deliberates on reframing the norms of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) scheme, one the largest job creation programmes in the world, a sharp cut in funding manifests its intentions to squeeze ... Business Standard India, 21 hours ago
Driving demand down for rural job scheme Business Standard India, 4 days ago

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Hindustan Times, 1 day ago
Odisha Samaya, 1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle, 2 weeks ago

NREGA becoming victim of political vendetta: Congress

NEW DELHI: Congress on Friday accused Modi government of weakening the rural job guarantee scheme because it was started by the UPA, saying the political vendetta would hurt the rural poor whom it provides a safety net. "The idea is to reduce the ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago NREG: NDA govt narrow minded, says Congress  Indian Express2 weeks ago NDA tweaking MGNREGA to benefit contractors: Activists  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Proposed changes to rural job scheme will hit 5 cr households, say activists  Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago

Don't Dilute Job Scheme for Rural Poor: Bihar Village

Hundreds have protested reports about proposed dilution of NREGA. Muzaffarpur, Bihar: For over a fortnight, hundreds of people from a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been on a 'dharna'. They are protesting against reports about the ...
 NDTV1 week ago Please Don't Dilute NREGA, Says This Bihar Village  NDTV1 week ago

App to monitor rural job scheme

Amid row over moves to tweak MGNREGS to stop doling out easy money, the Centre is to provide smart phones at half price to Gram Panchayat officials monitoring the rural job scheme. GP officers overseeing implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Economists urge Modi not to squeeze Indian job scheme for rural poor

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at Madison Square Garden in New York, during his visit to the United States, September 28, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A group of leading ...
 Reuters2 weeks ago Modi Urged Not To Take Away Jobs Of Rural Poor  Businessworld India2 weeks ago Economists urge Modi not to withdraw rural employment scheme  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Economists urge Narendra Modi not to squeeze NREGA for rural poor  Livemint.com2 weeks ago
India Blooms

Prominent Economists Voice Concern over Future of NREGA in Letter to Modi

NEW DELHI: Fearing that the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is being diluted, over two dozen prominent economists have shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioning him against the move which they argue will have a negative ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago A cautious, but new beginning  Hindu Business Line1 month ago Economists oppose move to tweak MGNREGS  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Group of economists writes to PM Modi requesting not to dilute NR...  India Blooms2 weeks ago
Business Standard

Rural job scheme review needed to stop misuse: Govt

After a group of 28 economists from India and abroad wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not diluting the provisions of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the government on Thursday said a review was needed ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Drèze prod on job scheme

When a creator flays his own brainchild, it surely calls for some serious introspection. Former member of National Advisory Council Jean Drèze, who was one of the main think tanks behind the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
Jagran Post

NREGA spiked rural wages only 10 percent, rest is from MSPs: Raghuram Rajan

"On the NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act), there is clearly a lot of sense that this has increased rural wages tremendously. I would argue that clean, trustworthy studies say that the effect was may be 10 percent," Rajan said. It is other ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago NREGA spiked rural wages only by 10%: Raghuram Rajan  Asian Age2 months ago NREGA spiked rural wages only 10%, rest is from MSPs: Rajan  Rediff.com2 months ago

'MGNREGA allocation to state should not be cut'

Congress government in Karnataka today said any step to slash the state's allocation under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) by the Narendra Modi Government would be incorrect and it should be reconsidered if there ...
 Business Standard India4 days ago State's Share Under MGNREGS Slashed  New Indian Express1 week ago MNREGA allocation to Karna should not be slashed: Minister  Business Standard India4 days ago MNREGA Allocation to Karnataka Should not be Slashed: Minister  New Indian Express4 days ago
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