Nadda launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJD and accused the party of hijacking the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and re-branding it as its own- Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana
In order to ensure timely payment of wages, whenever there is a delay in receipt of funds from the central government towards the payment of -wage liabilities, the state government has created a Revolving Fund' for payment of wages to the Job card holders within the stipulated time as a contingent measure, Patnaik pointed out.
Singhal, the Mining Secretary in Jharkhand, was dismissed from her post soon after her arrest in connection to the case earlier this month.
A recent report suggests that even though Rs 5 lakh has been sanctioned under MGNREGA for the development of play ground of the girl’s high school in the panchayat, the contractor is reportedly carrying out the work using machines.
Responding to the general discussion on the General Budget 2022-23 in the Rajya Sabha, the Minister said that the scheme was brought by an Act because of them (UPA Government), but I would like to say that MGNREGA's misuse was also because of them.
MGNREGA is aimed at enhancing livelihood security of households in rural areas of the country by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
In contrast to the projected person-days of over 3.9 crore for the year 2021-22, the actual person-days generated till June end in the State had been 7.7crore, which is 197 pc more than the target
Bhubaneswar: The Opposition parties today slammed the ruling BJD government after a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) revealed irregularities in the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Odisha. The report presented in Odisha Assembly yesterday mentioned irregularities in payment of Rs 3,114 crore wages to people […]
Jajpur: BJD MLA from Binjharpur Pramila Mallick has landed in controversy after her father and brothers were found holding job cards under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). According to reports, father of the legislator Paban Mallick, brothers Khirod Mallick and Keshab Mallick, all residents of Masada Panchayat in Binjharpur block of […]
Bolangir: Eight persons sitting on fast unto death demanding action against persons involved in MGNREGA and PDS rice scam of Turekela block in Bolangir district, fell sick and are critical. They have been admitted to Bolangir District Hospital. According to reports, in 2016-17 Rs 40 lakh was withdrawn from MGNREGA funds citing to use the […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today shot a letter to Union Minister of Rural Development, Narendra Singh Tomar, drawing his attention to the outstanding dues and timely release of funds under MGNREGS till December 2017. The Chief Minister said that there is a shortfall of budget provided by the Centre. Patnaik stated Rs 2209.19 crores […]
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has released notification for recruitment against 53 vacancies for the post of Technical assistant and Accounts assistant at jhalawar.rajasthan.gov.in. The last date to apply online for the MGNREGA posts is December 7, 2017. Vacancy Details: Junior Assistant Technical: 34 Educational qualification: Degree/ Diploma in Civil or […]
Mayurbhanj/Puri: Anganwadi centres, set up by the government, to address the issues of mothers and kids in rural and urban areas, have remained far from achieving their objective. Deprived of basic facilities, the centres have been plagued by infrastructural problems besides failing in providing facilities like food to the target groups. An exclusive report by […]
Bolangir: In yet another case of irregularities in MGNREGS projects in Bolangir district, fake job cards were found in the name of differently abled children and government employees. In an exclusive report, OTV has unearthed that payments have been made to the tune of thousands against fake job card holders. The card holders include government […]
Bhubaneswar: Two days after chief minister Naveen Patnaik stressed on the 3T (Teamwork, Transparency and Technology) governance formula to finetune the functionaries of departments, Opposition BJP and Congress today hit out at the government alleging that it is running in ‘Tricks’ instead of Transparency and Technology. “People have been sanctioned pucca house under Pradhanmantri Awas […]