The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), notified on September 7, 2005, marked a paradigm shift from the previous waste employment programmes with its rights-based approach that makes the Government legally accountable for providing employment to those who demand it.
The draft Nirmal Gram guidelines by the Department of drinking water supply (DDWS). Details modifications related to the eligibility critieria, application and scrutiny process, usage of incentive, sustainability measures etc. Comments/suggestions on the guidelines can be sent till April 22, 2009.
The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is the first ever law internationally, that guarantees wage employment at an unprecedented scale. NREGA aims at enhancing livelihood security of households in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled, manual work.
As part of the various initiatives under the International year of sanitation, the Department of Drinking Water Supply organized a National Workshop on sustainable sanitation on 19th, 20th May, 2008 at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
The objectives of the National Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy are: to minimise displacement and to promote,' as far as possible, non-displacing or least-displacing alternatives; to ensure adequate rehabilitation package and expeditious' implementation of the rehabilitation process with the active participation of the affected families; to ensure that special care is.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), 2005 provide for the enhancement of livelihood security of the households in rural areas of the country by providing at least one hundred days of guaranteed wage employment in every financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.