Tag: Workers

Centre releases Rs 29k cr to states to help clear dues under MGNREGA

New Delhi : The Centre has released Rs 28,729 crore to the states to liquidate pending dues of both wage and material under MGNREGA as part of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package up to June 2 in this financial year, said a finance ministry statement. The government has increased the rate of payment under […]

Hunger Crisis A Double Whammy For Migrants During COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: The episode of hunger crisis driving migrant exodus in India has all but exposed a gloomy picture of how COVID-19 is leaving an ineradicable dent in the economic condition of the poorest and the most vulnerable sections of society. Odisha, which has witnessed the worst migration scenario, has been in limelight for the record […]