MGNREGA was launched by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2006.
Covid-19 has highlighted the value of India’s social protection schemes for the extreme poor. With some tweaking, these schemes can be true game changers.
Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth emerged in 2016 from collaboration between the UK Govt and the Ministry of Rural Development in India. One of the central objectives of ICRG is to embed climate resilient strategies in the implementation of MGNERGA – the world’s largest social protection scheme.
The murder was apparently a fallout of a dispute over laying of a road under MGNREGA.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi once described MGNREGA as 'living monument of Congress-led UPA's failures'. However, as the ongoing lockdown continues to test the government, it has fallen back to the same scheme.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs from New Delhi for his visit to the USA, where he will take part in a wide range of programmes, hold talks with world leaders including POTUS.PTI Photo
Heavy traffic jam on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway during rain in GurugramPTI Photo
Followers of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj gathher the ‘Nagar Yatra’ (procession) of his mortal remains prior ti his ‘Bhoo Samadhi’, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
NDA candidate Rozina Najish files her nomination for Bihar Legislative Council by-election seat in the presence of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and HAM-S Chief Jitan Ram Manjhi at commissionary in Patna.PTI Photo
Metro workers celebrate after Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) "URJA" broke-through at the Shivajinagar Station from Bangalore Cantonment Station, in Bengaluru.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
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