NREGNational Rural Employment Guarantee ("Scheme" or "Program"; India)
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The results of the NREG study were released in conjunction with the Mortgage Bankers Association of America conference held this month in San Francisco, CA.
The Central Government's National Rural Employment Guarantee (NREGS) Act has ensured 100 day of employment for people in rural areas within a calendar year.
TMC leaders were also accused of threatening and taking money which arrived in villagers' accounts for their work under NREGS as 'cut money'.
The NREGS and PMPR programmes were also effective in reducing insurgent and security force casualties.
They find that while NREGS may transfer resources to the poor, it also reduces educational attainment among adolescents.
Now many of them find working under NREGS more rewarding than their 
traditional occupation.
In fact, the irony is that the NREGS itself may be contributing more than somewhat to price rise in rural areas.
The government is keen to ensure that adequate funds are provided for the previously announced flagship schemes such as NREGS, Bharat Nirman and midday meal, right to education and the rural health mission.
A DISTRICT field officer in Andhra Pradesh's Nizamabad has been suspended for allegedly issuing job cards to three impostors who claimed payments under the NREGS. The field officer, Shobha, reportedly failed to conduct the door- to- door survey to identify the genuine employees.
Both the banks are trying to garner a major chunk of the 50 million BPL accounts involving over INR210bn under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS).
So, if we can find means to start employment, to create jobs like for example through NREGS scheme, then, I feel much of the problem will be solved," he added.