Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA): Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

CM KCR launched the sixth phase of Haritha Haram Programme

Published: June 25, 2020

By planting a sapling of a Black Plum at Medak districts Narsapur forest is on 25th June 2020, the Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao has launched the sixth phase of the Haritha Haram Programme. The Chief Minister also inaugurated a 636 acre Urban Forest Park at Narsapur. Under the sixth phase of the ..

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Job Gaurantee Scheme for Urban Poor to be launched by Jharkhand Government

Published: June 22, 2020

The state government of Jharkhand is likely to become the second state after Kerala in the country to launch a job guarantee scheme that will be on the lines of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). The scheme unlike MNREGA (which focuses on providing a 100-day job for the Rural poor), will focus ..

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CMIE: Unemployment rate climbs to 27.1%

Published: May 6, 2020

On May 5, 2020, the Centre for Monitoring of Indian Economy released unemployment data. According to the data, 121.5 million are without works. Highlights The data says that 91,3 million daily wage labourers were out of their jobs due to COVID-19 crisis. Also, 18.2 million entrepreneurs are without work as there are lack of labourers. ..

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3 Schemes launched by Jharkhand to increase MNREGA working days

Published: May 6, 2020

On May 5, 2020, the Jharkhand Government launched three schemes to increase working hours of MNREGA workers. The schemes will help generate more than 25 crore man days and help workers earn more wages. The Schemes The schemes were launched by the Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren. The schemes are as follows Birsa Harit Gram Yojana ..

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Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Monsoon steps begun

Published: April 29, 2020

The Jal Shakti Abhiyan has taken all measures to boost the rural economy and combat present health crisis created by COVID-19. Also, the scheme is to use large availability of rural labour forces (due to lock down). Highlights The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had recently announced that the monsoon rains in the country are to ..

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