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Department of Rural Development decides to institutionalize social audits in major schemes

Two-day ‘National Seminar on Social Audit of Rural Development Programmes’ is being organised at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 13th and 14th November 2019 jointly by the Department of Rural Development and National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj. The Seminar will take stock of the current status of Social Audits and SAUs in terms of independency, funds, ..

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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 with the Consumer Price Index for agricultural labourers. The increase could be up to 5 ..

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Meghalaya launches India’s first social audit law

Meghalaya has become the India’s first state to operationalise a law that makes social audit of government programmes and schemes a part of government practice. Chief Minister Mukul Sangma launched ‘The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017’, at a national convention in Shillong on December 15, 2017. The event was attended ..

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Meghalaya launches India’s first social audit law

Meghalaya became first state in country to operationalize The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017, a law that makes social audit of government programmes and schemes a part of government practice. It was launched by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma at a national convention in Shillong. Key Facts Prior to enacting this ..

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Problems with MGNREGA Scheme

Problems with MGNREGA and recasting of the scheme Discuss the problems of the MNREGA Scheme. Do you think that this is a truly Demand Based Programme? Why this scheme needs an overhaul? Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) came into existence by a legislation by Parliament of India in 2005. It provides legal ..

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