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MGNREGA support for migrant labourers, got 84% more work

MGNREGA support for migrant labourers, got 84% more work

🕔18:13, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  During the corona period, lakhs of migrant labourers who returned home from the cities have found support under the MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act). Under the scheme, the daily wage labourers in the

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UP plans to revive 19 rivers with MGNREGA workers

UP plans to revive 19 rivers with MGNREGA workers

🕔16:41, 31.May 2020

Lucknow, May 31  The lockdown may have spelt misery for many, but for 19 rivers in UP it has come as a boon. Migrant labourers, to be given work under the MGNREGA, would be deployed for revival of these rivers,

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MGNREGA wage hiked by Rs 20/day, farmers to get Rs 2k each in April

MGNREGA wage hiked by Rs 20/day, farmers to get Rs 2k each in April

🕔16:44, 26.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 26  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced an increase of Rs 20 in the MGNREGA rural employment scheme with effect from April 1. The decision would benefit around 13.62 crore families across the country, Sitharaman said

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Government expenditure for top 3 DBT schemes at Rs 71,500 cr till Feb-end

Government expenditure for top 3 DBT schemes at Rs 71,500 cr till Feb-end

🕔15:36, 10.May 2019

New Delhi, May 10  The government has paid Rs 71,500 crore towards the three major direct benefit transfer (DBT) schemes – Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), National Health Mission (NHM) and food subsidy schemes up to February

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All villages to be electrified by 2018 : Jaitley

All villages to be electrified by 2018 : Jaitley

🕔18:36, 1.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Aiming to empower villages through a hike in MGNREGA funds, poverty alleviation and 100 per cent electrification by May 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday focussed on rural India. In his Budget speech, Jaitley said

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Cabinet clears 50 extra days’ work under MGNREGA

Cabinet clears 50 extra days’ work under MGNREGA

🕔14:34, 16.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sept 16 : The central government on Wednesday approved an extra 50 days of work for farmers/workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) scheme.The union Cabinet, at a meeting here, decided that farmers hit

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Rural job scheme has cut down rural migration: Birender Singh

Rural job scheme has cut down rural migration: Birender Singh

🕔11:13, 3.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 3  The rural employment guarantee act has lessened people’s migration from villages to cities for work and the government would work towards strengthening the scheme, including ensuring more transparency, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said. “Mahatma Gandhi

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Rural jobs scheme too big to fail

Rural jobs scheme too big to fail

🕔10:03, 14.Jul 2014

There has been quite an outrage for the lack of vision towards the social sector in Arun Jaitley’s budget. There was a lot of anticipation on how the new finance minister will tweak the UPA’s flagship programme – the MGNREGA.

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