This study looks at trends in Indian farm wages, analyses their linkage with food prices, and identifies factors which drove their growth in real terms. Employ quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques for this purpose.

Worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted economies rendering millions without employment. A number of countries have turned to labour market interventions to protect workers. India leverages on a workfare programme, the MGNREGA, to provide a fallback option for workers in rural areas.

In reply to a question, whether there has been a drop in average persondays generated under MGNREGA due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar , Minister Of Rural Development said in Rajya Sabha that on the contrary, there has been an increase of 52.11% in total employment generation during April to August 2020 as against the same d

Finance Minister announces Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore relief package under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana for the poor to help them fight the battle against Corona Virus. The Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Niramla Sitharaman on 26 March announced Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore relief package under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana for the poor to help them fight the battle against Corona Virus. While addressing the press conference here today, Smt.

As per Section 7 of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (Mahatma Gandhi NREGA), unemployment allowance is payable in case an applicant is not provided employment within 15 days of receipt of his application seeking employment or from the date on which employment has been sought in case of an advance application, whic

The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

This paper examines whether participation in workfare and food grain subsidy programs in India impacts health and nutritional status of women and children in participating households, using short-term morbidity and body mass index (BMI) as indicators.

This paper examines whether participation in workfare and food grain subsidy programs in India impacts health and nutritional status of women and children in participating households, using short-term morbidity and body mass index (BMI) as indicators.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on MGNREGAs help in tackling climate change, 22/11/2019. The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) is implementing a programme titled “Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth (ICRG)” with the support from the Department for International Development (DFID), India.

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