Ashok Gehlot holds meeting over MGNREGA, rural road projects

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said construction labourer card should be issued to such people who have completed 90 days of work under the MGNREGA scheme. This will provide facilities of various social security schemes, including accident insurance and health treatment, Gehlot said in a statement. He instructed the officials that implementation […]

India allocates Rs 60,000 crore for MGNREGA in Interim Budget 2019

NEW DELHI: The government of India on Friday proposed to allocate Rs 60,000 crore for rural employment scheme under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) for the year 2019-20. The amount allocated for 2019-20 is 11 per cent higher compared to Rs 55,000 crore allocated for the year 2018-19. The revised estimate […]

MGNREGA gets additional Rs 6,000 crore, highest ever total allocation in a fiscal

NEW DELHI: The government of India Tuesday said it has made an additional allocation of over Rs 6,000 crore to rural employment scheme MGNREGA, taking the total allocation to Rs 61,084 crores, which is highest ever in a financial year. The additional allocation comes after nearly 90 lawmakers, several prominent civil society members, activists, leaders […]

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