MGNREGA

AcronymDefinition
MGNREGAMahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (India)
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They said that on one side the upliftment of rural areas is going on under MGNREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act and on the other side people are also getting the employment under the same," he added.
Extending social protection on equity, empowerment, economic, social and cultural rights as a transformative social policy (Devereux and Sabates-Wheeler, 2004), MGNREGA has received critical scrutiny for the promises it made and the extent to which they have and have not been realized.
Asserting that schemes are "not cast in stone" and their modification is required with the passage of time, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said MGNREGA underwent change under NDA and new initiatives were taken besides increasing the fund allocation to the scheme so that its benefits could reach the people in a better way.
MGNREGA is not a priority for this government as it lacks focus on the segment.
0 This arrangement gave the NGOs the responsibilities of organizing and training MGNREGA workers on their rights and enabling them to access their rights.
Periodic independent evaluation of the implementation process of MGNREGA as well as its impact on rural India is essential for an unbiased view of an important flagship rural development program undertaken at the national level.
Though it has been receiving funds for MGNREGA after much persuation from the state, Rs17 billion is still not been given to the state under various rural schemes, since local body elections had not being held," the minister said refuting the claims of ill treatment of Bengal.
The court is hearing PILs filed by former high court judge Justice Puttaswamy and NGO Society for Civil Rights, who The court has extended UID card's use for MGNREGA, pension schemes, Jan Dhan Yojana etc Top court had modified order after a plea by AG Rohatgi -- CHIEF JUSTICE H L DATTU The scheme is voluntary and not mandatory till the matter is decided by the court.
It is a fact that during the second term of UPA rampant corruption distorted MGNREGA scheme.
I also have a piggery, backyard poultry and do MGNREGA work when I get them," added Rablaxmi Debbarma, a tailor.
Replying to a debate on President's address in Lok Sabha, Modi had on Friday taken a dig at the Opposition over rumours that MGNREGA scheme was being stopped.
MGNREGA has transformed the lives of the people, who used to be solely dependent on agriculture, by providing them an additional source of income.