The Congress-ruled Rajasthan stood at the first slot, as it created 43 crore person days as on Monday; West Bengal came second with 40 crore person days, followed by Uttar Pradesh (38 crore), Madhya Pradesh (33 crore) and Tam
The performance of the core sector, for instance, continued to improve in January but at a slower pace; the increase was 0.1% month-on-month seasonally adjusted versus 2.2% in the previous months. Worryingly, construction-rel
A CAG report regarding social audit in the rural job flagship scheme MGNREGA has found a number of loopholes including non-setting up of social audit units in eight states and shortage of resource persons to carry out the sam
West Bengal, Assam and Tamil Nadu — states that are currently in assembly elections mode — have registered huge spurt in job numbers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Generation Act (MGNREGA).
As far as the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is concerned, three northeastern states lead the table in providing rural jobs while another two are at the very bottom of the table, official fig
The data for 10 drought-hit states show that a total of 1.52 crore people got employment under MGNREGA in the financial year ending March 31, 2015. But of this, just 2.80 lakh i.e. 1.8 per cent were employed for 150 days.
The Rural Development Ministry will carry out a pilot study on environmental benefits and green outcomes of rural flagship scheme MGNREGA in seven states with the help of United Nations Development Programme.
Even at its peak, MGNREGA created just 1.2 crore full-time jobs – based on 250 days of work per person per year – or 2-3% of total employment; though that’s reasonable since it is an unemployment insurance, not an emplo