The Centre has decided to keep its focus on addressing multi-dimensional poverty in rural areas. The Centre would stick with convergent planning for rural development.

MGNREGA Sameeksha II is proposed as a continuation of the objective of nurturing a discourse around MGNREGA which is open, scientific, critical and constructive. It reviews

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) helped lower poverty by 32 per cent between 2004-05 and 2011-12, lifting almost 14 million in this regard, says a recent survey by the National Council for Applied Economic Research and the University of Maryland.

Hyderabad: The ongoing drought is fuelling distress migration from districts in Telangana, a trend that was witnessed in the early 2000s.

ALLAHABAD: The black buck conservation project launched in 2010 in forest around upcoming Meja Thermal Power Plant has failed to take off.

Jaitley said on Thursday the IMD forecast was being drawn out in an exaggerated manner and conclusions on inflation or farm distress were far-fetched

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh government has undertaken a special drive to revive rivers and lakes in the state.

To be launched on May 1, works taken up for creation of facilities

Even as the Central government is debating a new direction for the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, a recent study on NREGA spending in Karnataka gives some interesting insights, especia

Agartala, March 15: Despite declining sanction of funds from the Centre, Tripura is all set to emerge as the best implementing state of MGNREGA scheme.