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28 leading economists write to PM Modi urging not to dilute NREGA
Deccan Chronicle

NREGA amendment to dilute spirit: Experts

ng economists, intellectuals and academicians of the country have expressed concern over the Central Government's move to bring amendments in the MGNREGA. They said it would dilute the spirit of the poverty alleviation programme and affect millions ... New Delhi Pioneer, 15 hours ago
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Government insists on NREGA tweaking to stop misuse

Asserting the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme was “much exploited” for partisan purposes by UPA, the Centre said Thursday it intended to go ahead with its reforms, disregarding widespread protests. This is a day after top ...
 Asian Age4 days ago Prominent Economists Voice Concern over Future of NREGA in Letter to Modi  New Indian Express6 days ago Changes may limit NREGA to only 60 blocks in Rajasthan  Times of India1 week ago Garhwa sends Rs 60 cr demand for NREGA  New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago
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Govt aims Cong gun at NREGA

The Union rural development ministry today highlighted the findings of select studies to defend its plan to modify the rural job guarantee scheme and answer critics who have accused it of trying to dilute the programme. A ministry note that cited these ...
 The Telegraph4 days ago Minister addresses Govt. of India to step up NREGA  Siasat Daily1 month ago Govt's anti-poor policies  Kashmir Times4 days ago Udupi: Minister Sorake Should Break Silence on Kudremukh Tiger Reserve - Tingale Vikramarjun Hegde  Mangalorean1 month ago
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Why it is time to scrap NREGA

'How many people have been skilled up and thus able to escape from needing to be in NREGA?' 'The true success of NREGA would lie in its irrelevance -- that is, people no longer need it as a crutch.' 'NREGA should enable them to climb out of poverty and stand on their own feet.' 'But this is expressly forbidden by NREGA rules. Skill development, which is what India needs more than anything else, is outside the purview of NREGA,' points out Rajeev Srinivasan. There is a last-ditch effort to ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago Learning from NREGA  The Hindu1 month ago

NREGA was used as ‘partisan tool’ by UPA for votes: Centre

Congress accused govt of deliberately ‘maligning’, ‘weakening’ the scheme just because it was launched by the UPA The government on Friday toughened its stand about bringing changes into UPA’s flagship MGNREGA scheme even as the Congress hit out at ...
 Asian Age3 days ago

Faulty expense

NREGA funds misused by Cong to garner votes: RD Ministry STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 17 October A few days after some economists and experts alleged that the Modi government was trying to dilute the provisions of the MG-NREGA scheme, ...
 The Statesman3 days 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 India3 days ago Modi government took credit for schemes introduced by Congress, says Sonia Gandhi  IBNLive India News2 months ago
First Post.com

Why some economists are worried about the fate of NREGA under Modi govt

What compelled a group of leading economists from India and abroad to shoot a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the government’s job scheme – the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act or NREGA? The post Why some economists are worried ...
 First Post.com4 days ago

NREGA scheme is not broken so govt need not fix it

The MGNREGA was enacted in 2005 with support from all political parties including the BJP. The government must stick to that decision and instead of diluting the Act, it should ensure that it becomes stronger and the leaks are plugged so that it can justify ...
 Hindustan Times2 days ago
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The NREGA question

If the goal is to provide income support to the poorest, then why not just go in for cash transfers? Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Twenty-eight economists have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi because they believe his government ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago
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