Tag: Mgnregs

Gujarat school children given jobs under MGNREGS, govt cracks down on local officials
Gujarat school children given jobs under MGNREGS, govt cracks down on local officials

As the district administration learned about this, the District Development Officer has dismissed the Gram Rozgar Sevak (GRS), issued notice to village sarpanch, and village's executive wing head Talati, of Kukarda village.

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2022
MGNREGS Employment Peaked During Lockdown In 2020: Economic Survey

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) employment peaked during the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the Covid infection in 2020 as per the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament on Monday.

  • Monday, 31 January 2022
Odisha CM Naveen Urges PM Modi To Release Pending MGNREGS Funds 
Odisha CM Naveen Urges PM Modi To Release Pending MGNREGS Funds 

Naveen Patnaik requested the PM to instruct the Ministry of Rural Development for timely release of funds for wage and material payment under MGNREGS. 

  • Monday, 01 November 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
Kendrapara MGNREGS scam
Kendrapara MGNREGS scam: Five projects under scanner

Kendrapara: Rampant irregularities in projects under MGNREGS are surfacing frequently in Odisha with one more case of corruption being reported from Petapada panchayat under Aul block in the district. It is alleged that machines were used instead of enrolling job card holders for at least five project works in the block and bills towards the […]

  • 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
State govt to order probe into Bolangir MGNREGS scam

Bolangir: After the exclusive OTV broadcast on irregularities in MGNREGS government funds worth lakhs in Bolangir district, State Government on Wednesday said probe will be initiated into the scam and action will be taken based on the findings. “I will direct for an enquiry into the issue. I have also decided to visit at least […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
NHAI to generate 50 crore man-days employment in four years

New Delhi: The National Highway Authority of India’s (NHAI) ongoing and targeted projects would generate employment of around 50 crore man-days over the next four years, an official statement said on Friday. “This would be averaging to nearly 12.5 crore man-days yearly from 2018-2022. Of this, about one crore will be professional man-days, 3.5 crore […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
UP Creates Maximum Employment For Migrants, What About Odisha?

Lucknow/Bhubaneswar: Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the biggest contributor to employment generation in the country. The state has ensured employment to more than 57 lakh unskilled workers who are now engaged in various projects under MGNREGS, State Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avanish Awasthi said. With 57.2 lakh people involved in one or the other project, […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
BJP, Congress Slam Odisha Govt Over Rs 290 Cr Covid Assistance Package

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a stimulus package of Rs 289.42 crore for MSMEs as COVID assistance, the opposition parties in the State lashed out at the government with the BJP alleging irregularities in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). BJP leader Pradeep Purohit alleged that those […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021