Tag: Mgnrega

BJP chief JP Nadda
BJP chief JP Nadda calls for BJD-mukt Odisha

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

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
Odisha CM urges PM Modi to add default provision in NREGASoft to prevent payment delays
Odisha CM urges PM Modi to add default provision in NREGASoft to prevent payment delays

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.

  • Monday, 22 August 2022
ED conducts more raids in MGNREGA funds scam case
ED conducts more raids in MGNREGA funds scam case

Singhal, the Mining Secretary in Jharkhand, was dismissed from her post soon after her arrest in connection to the case earlier this month.

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Rise of machines renders MGNREGA labourers jobless in Odisha's Kendrapara
Rise of machines renders MGNREGA labourers jobless in Odisha's Kendrapara

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.

  • Sunday, 17 April 2022
MGNREGA Was Infested With Ghost Accounts, Became Source of Corruption, Says FM
MGNREGA Was Infested With Ghost Accounts, Became Source of Corruption, Says FM

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.

  • Friday, 11 February 2022
Centre Allocates Rs 73,000 Cr To MGNREGA, 25.51 Pc Lower Than 2021-22 Revised Estimate

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.

  • Tuesday, 01 February 2022
MGNREGA  Work Demand Touches Record High!
Rural Unemployment In Odisha Acute, Demand For MGNREGA Work Touches Record High

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

  • Wednesday, 04 August 2021
Opposition slams Odisha Govt over MGNREGA irregularities

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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD MLA's kin holding job cards under MGNREGA

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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Agitators protesting scam in welfare schemes hospitalised

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM writes to MoRD for release of funds under MGNREGS till year end

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
MGNREGA Recruitment 2017: Last week to apply for 53 posts!

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Deprived of basic facilities, Anganwadi Kendras fail to serve purpose

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bolangir MGNREGS scam: Fake job cards in Govt employees’ name

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Not transparency & technology, govt runs on tricks: Opposition

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021