Tag Archives: Rural Development

CPI-M Organises Protest against MGNREGA Fund Cuts

A day after Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore the funds cut from MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) rural employment scheme in the state, the CPI-M is all set to organise demonstrations across the country, including at parliament house in New Delhi Nov 26, to protest against the curtailment of MGNREGA ...

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Tripura CM Asks PM to Restore MGNREGA Funds for State

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore the funds cut from MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) rural employment scheme in the state. “The union rural development ministry has increased its allocation of funds under MGNREGA for Rajasthan, West Bengal, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and some other states but reduced central allocation for ...

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Expenditure on NREGA, other rural schemes are open to audit by the CAG: Jairam Ramesh

Union Minister for Rural Development and Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Jairam Ramesh said here that after extensive consultations with the C&AG, it has been agreed that all expenditure on all the schemes of the two Ministries will be open to audit by the Comptroller & Auditor General both in the Centre and the States. He said, the action plan ...

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