MGNREGA

Jharkhand’s Nilambar-Pitambar Jal Samridhi Yojana Completes 1 Year

  NEW DELHI: Jharkhand government’s Nilambar-Pitambar Jal Samridhi Yojana, which has changed the face of barren land in the state, completed one year on Wednesday. The upper Tand land is being saturated by adopting the principle of watershed management. These rainwater harvesting techniques are creating opportunities for irrigation. Under the MGNREGA, schemes such as Trench-cum-Bund, check

With Panchayat Polls In Mind, TMC Asks Centre To Clear MGNREGA Funds

NEW DELHI: A 10-member parliamentary delegation from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) met Union rural development minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday, demanding the clearance of pending wages under the MGNREGA scheme to West Bengal on Thursday. TMC said that an amount of Rs 7,130 crore under the MGNREGA scheme is pending from December 26 till date.

MGNREGA Scam: Jharkhand Mining Secy Singhal, Husband Appear Before ED

  RANCHI: Jharkhand Mining and Geology department secretary Pooja Singhal and her husband Abhishek Jha on Tuesday joined the Enforcement Directorate’s probe in connection with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scam to the tune of Rs 18 crore. Singhal came on ED’s radar last week after the agency sleuths carried out

Increase Budget For MGNREGA: Sonia Gandhi To Govt In Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI: Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday slammed the Centre over the “constant cuts” in budgetary allocation to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and demanded to increase the budget for the scheme. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Gandhi said the scheme helped crores of poor families during the COVID-induced