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Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal announces allotment of Rs 60,000 crore in MGNREGA; what farmers should know
Fri, Feb 01, 2019
The finance minister also ensured if there is a need, then more funds will be added in MGNREGA kitty. Analysts had already predicted development in MGNREGA scheme which will support farmers.
Doubling farmers income: CM panel mulls ways to align works under MGNREGA
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
The sub-group also held discussions on interventions of MGNREGA to facilitate reduction of agrarian distress including work availability, wage rates, seasonality etc. They also had a discussion on ways to end the problem of stubble burning that is a major concern in northern India during the harvesting season.
Delayed payments under MNREGA decline to 6-yr low: SBI report
Mon, May 14, 2018
SBI report said the share of more than 90 days in delayed payment has also improved materially and declined from 30 per cent in 2012-13 to 8 per cent last fiscal.
MGNREGA a huge public interest project, Centre tells Supreme Court
Thu, Mar 15, 2018
"This (MGNREGA) is a huge public interest programme and project, just like others like food safety," Attorney General K K Venugopal told the bench, adding that around 10 lakh payments were made daily under the Act.
Women seek tax rebate, increased security and more job opportunities in FY19 Budget
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
As the Union Budget 2018 is just around the corner, women are expecting more funds to be allocated for their security.
What women citizens expect from Modi govt's upcoming Budget
Thu, Jan 04, 2018
On empowering women, the government's recent move to push the Triple Talaq bill will certainly empower the women of minority class if it becomes a law.
India's unemployment rate sees sharp decline: Report
Sun, Mar 05, 2017
The number of works completed under MGNREGA increased by a whopping 40% to 50.5 lakh in 2016-17 compared to 36.0 lakh in 2015-16.
Govt's MGNREGA spends pushes down unemployment in February 17: SBI
Fri, Mar 03, 2017
Economists at the country's largest lender SBI today attributed the sharp dip in unemployment to government efforts at pushing job creation in rural areas through the MGNREGA scheme.
Is this budget enough to boost rural economy?
Wed, Feb 01, 2017
The days leading up to the budget had many speculations of ‘rural stimulus’ which analysts said would drive consumption demand as it constitutes 40-50% of FMCG sectors’ demands. Analysts and industry expert views have been captured in this article over the various rural incentives provided by the government.