NREGS

(redirected from National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme)
AcronymDefinition
NREGSNational Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (India)
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He told the meeting that he had met the prime minister and Cabinet members in the NDA government 20 times, requesting them to link the national rural employment guarantee scheme with agriculture.
Similarly, two other ambitious schemes the loan scheme of the Micro Unit Development and Refinance Agency (Mudra) and the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) are expected to see a hefty boost in allocations to curb the growing unemployment rate.
2016 for construction of 4 lakhs Anganwadi Centre buildings across the country by 2019 under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in convergence with Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme.
The task force among other things will oversee rain water harvesting management on the lines of 'Mazha Polima,' a project which seeks to create public movement on recharging of open wells through rain water harvesting and was successfully launched in Thrissur district as part of National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme.
Increased allocation to the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme is also an acknowledgement of its efficacy as a proxy for unemployment insurance in times of distress and as potential vehicle for rural asset creation.
PM LAMBASTS CONGRESS' MGNREGA LEGACY CLAIMS FACED with the criticism that the BJP government had hijacked the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme ( MGNREGA), a Congress flagship, the PM accused the Congress instead of having perpetuated poverty in India.
This report evaluates the implementation of the Mahatma Ghandi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, a program of India's Ministry of Rural Development meant to expand wage employment and address chronic poverty in rural households, as well as enhance the natural resource base.
2010), "A Development Delivery Institution for the Tribal Communities: Experience of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in India", Development Policy Review, 28 (4): 457-79.
India already has several large, universal safety net programmes, including the Public Distribution System (PDS) for food and the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme, and in 2006, it launched another scheme popularly known as National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) emanated from India's commitment to a legal right to work.
Due to acute financial problems due to prolonged legal struggle and practically no income, it is reported that the Professor's wife Salomi even enrolled as a labourer under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.
India's National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme entitles each rural Indian household by law to one hundred days of unskilled work per year on public works programmes.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) implemented in 2006 was aimed to providing social security to the poor across India.
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