Rural Employment Current Affairs, GK & News

Highest Allocation to MGNREGA

The Government of India has allocated Rs 1,01,500 crores under the MGNREGA programme in the year 2020-21 so far. This is the highest provision of funds allocated for the scheme since its launch. Highlights The Government of India has already released Rs 31,493 crores. So far 6.69 crore persons have been offered work under the ..

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KVIC to implement “Vocal for Local” initiative; Issues Guidelines

Prime Minister Modi recently announced “Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”. Under the scheme, around 20 lakh crore rupees have been allocated. Along with the scheme, the Prime Minister also announced “Vocal for Local”. The KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission) has come forward to become “Vocal for Local”. Vocal for Local The Vocal for Local aims ..

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Government makes Aadhaar mandatory for MGNREGA work

The Union Government has made mandatory for workers in rural areas enrolled under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) to have an Aadhaar card. Those who have registered under the scheme will be required to give furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar card or undergo the enrolment process till March 31, 2017. ..

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