Tag: MGNREGA

Experts suggest fiscal measures to boost demand amid pandemic

Fiscal measures such as direct cash transfers, enhanced allocation under rural job guarantee scheme, free foodgrain distribution, modest cuts in excise duty on fuels, and...

COVID: Rs 8 lakh crore package needed to support lower income groups, says report

The government will need to roll out a relief package worth Rs 8 lakh crore to contain hardships being faced by lower-income groups due to...

Demand for work surges 89% under MGNREGA in April

Demand for work by households under the rural employment guarantee scheme increased by 89% to 2.54 crore households in April so far, against 1.34 crore...

I was slighted in TMC for resisting cut money culture; BJP will bring change: Rajib Banerjee

Former minister Rajib Banerjee, considered to be one of BJP‘s prized scalps in its quest to assume power in Bengal, alleged that he was relegated...

Sitharaman has loosened the purse strings in Budget 2021: How will it fast-track India’s growth?

The coronavirus pandemic seems to be on the wane in India and vaccination is well underway. The glimmer of light that we are waiting for...

View: India’s risk-taking ability could be the key to its swift growth

Not taking a decision is sometimes a decision in itself. For the usual operative parts of Budget 2021, that has been the best thing about...

Concern in govt over reasons for NREGA boom | India News

In five more days or so, Telangana will generate around 10.5 crore persondays of work under MGNREGA. Then, the state would have overhauled its performance...

View: India needs structural reforms for growth to make a strong comeback

By Devashish Mitra In response to a crisis such as the current pandemic, which has thrown an estimated 122 million Indians out of work, one...

How India can script a self-reliance success story in agriculture

Naveen P Singh & Ranjith P C In the context of making India atmanirbhar, the task of achieving self-reliance and self-sustainability in agriculture is easier...

View: India, with 82% of the population below 50, is best placed for herd immunity

By Neeraj Kaushal India needs a strategy to develop herd immunity to survive the Covid pandemic. All strategies that have been adopted so far assume...

Government to push road, employment & housing schemes to revive bharat

New Delhi: The rural development ministry has chalked out a comprehensive plan to revive employment in hinterlands once the lockdown is lifted, minister Narendra Singh...

Odisha asks Centre to allow states to breach fiscal deficit target

BHUBANESWAR: Considering the “war like times”, Odisha has urged the Centre to not hesitate in breaching the fiscal deficit target and also allow states to...