Page-7 of MGNREGA Current Affairs, GK & News

Punjab Government establishes Special MGNREGA cell

Punjab Government has established a special MGNREGA cell to coordinate effective implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the state. It has been established by Punjab Rural Development and Panchayat Department at Chandigarh with an outlay of 233 crore rupees. This cell will monitor implementation of Union Government’s flagship 100 days employment guarantee scheme ..

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Union Cabinet gives nod to Direct Release of Wages into bank accounts of MNREGA workers

Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of direct release of wages in to the accounts of the workers engaged under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). Direct release of wages system under the MNREGA aims to streamline the flow of funds and to empower state governments to deliver entitlements as per the ..

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Union Government merges Green India Mission merged with MGNREGA to reclaim forest cover

Union Government has merged Green India Mission (GIM) with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Scheme. By merging GIM with MGNREGA Scheme government seeks to increase 10 million hectares of forest cover. Key facts National Mission for a Green India aims for afforestation at 10 million hectares of land over the next ..

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Government to provide VSAT link for MGNREGA workers in 477 blocks

MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) workers in around 477 blocks across all States will get their wages regularly after introduction of VSAT connectivity by the end of 2014. A SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) will be constituted to oversee the procurement of equipment and their installation. The cost of such implementation will be ..

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