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India: A game-changer for parched Perambalur
May 20, 2013 Farm ponds being built in Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGA) programme is expected to prove to be a boon for farmers in this the perennially parched district.
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NREGA a boon for water, crops: Study
May 06, 2013 A novel study released on last Friday shows that environment may have been the unlikely beneficiary of the National Rural Employment Guarantee (NREGA) programme. The study indicates that groundwater levels, crop production and organic carbon concentration had increased in several NREGA areas.
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Jharkhand Chief Minister promises food security
Aug 16, 2012 Government has taken initiatives to provide food security and a dignified life to every citizen, Chief Minister of eastern India's Jharkhand state, Arjun Munda, said after unfurling the National flag to mark the Independence Day in Ranchi.
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Year 2014: New initiatives dot India’s development map
Dec 29, 2014 Apart from repurposing the old welfare schemes, the Indian government launches new initiatives
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MNREGA has helped to bring financial inclusion: Indian PM
Feb 02, 2013 Use of Information Technology in MNREGA at many levels has helped making governance better, said the Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh.
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Economists petition Indian PM against MGNREGA dilution
Oct 14, 2014 Restricting the rural job scheme to limited districts will undermine its stated purpose, said a group of development economists.
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MGNREGA: Additional employment for Indian forest tribals
Jan 14, 2014 The Indian government has decided to provide an additional wage employment of 50 days to forest tribals under the MGNREGA scheme.
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Women should participate more in MGNREGA: Activists
Dec 06, 2012 Activists urge Indian policy makers to include more women under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
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Learning to demand MGNREGA work: Bhil tribals show the way
Jul 21, 2013 From an eclipsed existence, fraught with misfortune, penury and ill health, the people of Nad have got a new lease of life - and MGNREGA has proved to be the empowering factor,write Naseeb Khan and Sonal Kellogg.
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Agricultural growth is critical for prosperity: Indian Prime Minister
May 23, 2013 The Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, said that agricultural growth is critical for prosperity in rural areas where most of the poor live. Excerpts from the Prime Minister’s speech delivered on the occasion of the releasing of the ‘Report to the People'.
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A well of one's own: Job guarantee as life guarantee
Dec 15, 2012 Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the government's flagship rural employment programme, has turned out to be an instrument of both economic and social transformation in Gumla district of Jharkand, India.
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Beyond jobs MGNREGA unleashes assets for excluded communities
Mar 15, 2013 The world’s largest work entitlement scheme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) mandates 100 days of work to a rural household in a year. In operation since 2006, the scheme is also bringing about another big change by creating productive assets that build village infrastructure and empower rural communities to have a fighting change against chronic poverty.
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