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State diverting NREGS funds: Jagan

YSR Congress president Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy on Monday accused the State government of diverting Rs.4,500 crore meant for NREGS for laying cement roads (Rs.1,000 crore), Neeru-Chettu (Rs. 2,500 crore), and Panta Sanjeevani. The amount ought to ... The Hindu, 10 hours ago

Rural Development Ministry may seek Rs 12,000 crore more for NREGS this fiscal

NEW DELHI: The rural development ministry plans to seek more funds from the government for its flagship jobs scheme since a spending binge to ameliorate rural stress is likely to eat up three-fourths of its budget by June. The ministry is expected ...
 Economic Times1 day ago Budget 2016: Government allocates Rs 2,000 crore more for NREGS  Economic Times2 months ago

Fishermen to be Engaged for NREGS Works During Ban

SRIKAKULAM: Labour Minister K Atchannaidu directed the officials to provide employment under the NREGS works to the fishermen during the fishing ban. Responding to the appeals made by ZPTCs and Sompeta and Itchapuram MLAs GSS Sivaji and B Ashok, ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago

NREGS workers summer allowance hiked to 50 per cent

Hyderabad The State Government will pay the highest summer allowance in the country to those working under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. In addition to the wages earned by workers under the programme, an additional 50 per cent ...
 AndhraNews.net6 days ago Summer allowance for NREGS workers hiked to 50 per cent  The Hindu6 days ago

'Implement NREGS properly to check migration'

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. BHUBANESWAR, April 27 -- Thousands of workers from the State migrate to other States in search of work; some of them are paid low wages and exploited, alleged ...
 HT Syndication6 days ago Implement NREGS properly to check migration  New Delhi Pioneer6 days ago
Deccan Chronicle

NREGS comes to rescue for states facing drought, Centre sets a deadline of June 2016

NEW DELHI: The government has put drought-proofing work by states on mission mode and set a deadline for June under the National Rural Employment Guarantee programme to ensure monsoon rainfall is used for water harvesting. Officials said funds ...
 Economic Times1 week ago Centre to SC: Direct cash transfer for NREGS soon  Times of India1 week ago Telangana holds on to NREGS wages  Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago Centre releases Rs 12,000 crore pending wages of NREGA to states  Economic Times3 weeks ago

Many Spend 40% of Earnings on Bottled Water

MANGALURU/KOLAR/KALABURAGI:Bhimsha Chitali is a NREGS worker from Kudalahangara village in Kalaburagi. He is entitled to a wage of Rs 234 a day but gets only Rs 200. The wages are credited once a week. With temperature in the city touching 44 ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
Business Standard India

Centre reduces states' NREGS demand by 980 mn person-days

State governments asked the Union government to peg the estimated work to be given under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) for 2016-17 at 3.15 billion person-days but the Centre reduced it by 980 million ...
 Smart Investor2 weeks ago Bengaluru: Job scheme fails to deliver, Kagodu upset  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Government increases wages for NREGS by about 6%, no revision in pay calculation formula

The government has dropped the idea of changing the wage calculation formula for its flagship rural jobs programme but has increased the wages about 6% for 2016-17.
 Economic Times1 month ago No revision in NREGS wages calculation formula  Economic Times1 month ago

Govt. banking on job scheme to fight poverty: Minister

: The State government wants to utilise the Mahatma Gandhi NREGS to the full to reduce poverty in the State and provide itself with infrastructure and assets on a large scale, Minister for Rural Development Kimidi Mrinalini said at a State-level ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
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