NREGS

AcronymDefinition
NREGSNational Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (India)
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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.
They include NREGS wage employment (Rs 135 per day), farm loan waiver, rice for Rs 2/kg, essential commodities at very cheap prices, free tertiary health care for all BPL families, scholarships for students from economically weaker sections, housing for all, free electricity for farmers and so on.
Action will also be taken against the impersonators after an inquiry," district NREGS project director G.
Prasad admitted that middlemen had also hijacked the centrally sponsored NREGS. The state's focus, however, is to save the KUPHS -- UP's answer to the Centre's Indira Awas Yojana ( IAY).
UPA- I's deserves praise for its achievements-- the Right to Information Act, the NREGS and the Indo- US nuclear deal, and, above all, its handling of the global financial meltdown.
Funds pouring in the Panchayat through NREGS are main attraction for this change.
THE Mayawati government has taken action against those involved in irregularities in the implementation of the NREGS in Uttar Pradesh.
Guwahati, March 3 (ANI): The National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) has played an important role in bringing smiles on thousands of faces.