This paper presents the results of a survey of over 4100 works created under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and over 4800 randomly selected users across 100 villages in 20 districts in Maharashtra.

The government at the Centre may have changed, but the performance of the flagship rural job guarantee scheme continues to remain dismal, with households not getting work for even one third of the

Around 3.5 lakh people of Goalpara district have been hit by the devastating floods, which claimed 20 lives.

Of the 15.51 lakh households in Uttarakhand under the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), 10.41 lakh have been provided with toilets. The State’s toilet coverage under the programme is about 67 per cent.

Material component under scheme may be raised up to 49% from 40% so that states take up bigger work

Despite the rains pouring their bounty across the state in the last fortnight, some 203 villages in Kutch continue to be in the category of semi water scarcity affected areas.

India may have little to feel proud about in the findings of UNDP’s Human Development Report for 2014, but the good news is that with ongoing rural employment and school education programmes and so

In a bid to ensure proper implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Rural Development has decided to support the state g

Dovetailing the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) scheme with ecology, the Una Forest Department has raised a nursery of various forest plant species.