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PM concerned over delayed NREGA wages, Sonia suggests reforms (second lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Delayed payments of wages under the rural job scheme are a cause of concern, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday as Congress chief Sonia ... Read more...

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Delayed wages, corruption in MNREGA worry PM, Sonia (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Payments under the MNREGA rural jobs scheme get delayed and should be given within 15 days, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday as Congress ... Read more...

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Rural jobs scheme: Biometric attendance for workers


August 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) There will soon be biometric attendance for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) workers to bring in more transparency and reduce irregularities, parliament ... Read more...

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LJP activists protest against Centre for poor implementation of MGNREGA


March 30th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) activists staged a protest here on Wednesday to vent their dissent at the Central Government over the poor implementation of Mahatma ... Read more...

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Funds for rural employment programme misused: Sonia Gandhi


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said funds meant for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) are being misused.Speaking on the occasion of ... Read more...

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IT to make job guarantee scheme more transparent


August 21st, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Hand-held biometric devices and Internet kiosks are part of the rural development ministry's new strategy to ensure greater transparency and accountability in implementing the Mahatma Gandhi National ... Read more...

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Donner Party Documents Found With Lincoln’s Handwriting


July 21st, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An unexpected, yet thrilling discovery has been made by researchers who were looking over documents which were kept in a carpetbag on the Donner Party’s ill-fated trip ... Read more...

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Lack of awareness affects NREGS implementation, says minister


August 26th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) "Lack of awareness, delayed payment of wages and non-maintenance of proper records" were affecting the implementation of the government's flagship National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), ... Read more...

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‘Only 35 days employment under rural job scheme in Chhattisgarh’


February 22nd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh provided employment of just 35 days per household on an average in fiscal 2007-08 under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) that ensures 100 days of ... Read more...

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Rural job scheme may keep youth from terrorism: Judge


October 2nd, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Senior Supreme Court Judge Ajit Pasayat Thursday said that even the semblance of a job guarantee for the rural poor could help in keeping the youth away ... Read more...

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