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Jan Soochna Portal Launched in Rajasthan
The government of Rajasthan has launched the Jan Soochna Portal to enhance transparency and accountability and empower the right of the people to seek information. The portal is developed under the RAJasthan Innovation Vision (RAJIV).Jan Soochna PortalThe portal creates a ..
Tags: Freedom of information laws by country • Government of Rajasthan • India • Indian labour law • National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
Election Commission revises MGNREGA wage rates
Election Commission has approved to revise the wages under the MGNREGA ( Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) scheme under the request of Rural Development Ministry from 1st April. The new wages has been notified which will be linked ..
Tags: Business • Economy of India • Indian labour law • Minimum Wages Act • National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
Bihar to get Rs 560 cr credit from the World Bank for project Jeevika
The Central Govt and the Bihar Government inked pact with the World Bank for $ 100 million additional credit to intensify the ongoing Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project, Jeevika. Objective of Project Jeevika: The Project is targeted at enhancing the social ..
Tags: Bihar • Economy of India • Human activities • India • Indian labour law
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Govt to revisit Watershed management guidelines
The guidelines provided for Integrated Watershed Management Programme to be revised as State Governments found the current guidelines rigid and inflexible to their requirement. The States have demanded that the cost of Rs 15,000 per hectare allocated for Naxal affected ..
Tags: Economy of India • Human activities • Indian labour law • National Rural Employment Guarantee Act • Right to work
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
30 new activities brought under NREGS
The government has amended Schedule-I and Schedule-II of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREG) Act, 2005. There is now an expansion of the scope of activities permitted under the MNREGS by including 30 new activities. These will supplement ..
Tags: Economy of India • Government • Gram panchayat • Human activities • hygiene
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
A 1.7% decrease in the Unemployment rate of India
India’s Unemployment rate fell by 1.7% in 5 years. The point of notice is that this occurred in spite of global slowdown. The Unemployment Rate in India was 8.3% in 2004-05 and it went down to 6.6% in 2009-10. The ..
Tags: Economy of India • Government of India • Mallikarjun Kharge • National Rural Employment Guarantee Act • Right to work
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2012
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs