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Odhisha seeks extension

28 January 2013
Seeking steps to raise the cap of 100 days jobs under the rural employment scheme, the Odisha government today decided to provide work to labourers for unlimited days in Bolangir and Nuapada districts...
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Impact of women leaders

21 January 2013
An extract of Live Mint Political reservations for women create a ‘potential of presence’ (Agarwal 2010), and offer prospects of diversity and other governance benefits...
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The poorest shun MGNREGA

18 January 2013
The Centre’s flagship rural employment guarantee scheme seems to be losing appeal for its target groups. An analysis of the monitoring report of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment...
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MGNREGA as a vehicle

07 January 2013
Realising their "immense potential", government is planning to use rural development schemes like MGNREGA as a vehicle to promote green agenda....
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A well of one's own

05 December 2012
An extract from Women's Feature Service. Gumla, a small district in Jharkhand, has had to contend with more than its share of problems...
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Live and Lifelines

23 November 2012
Social audit in one Panchayat proved that  more eyes means better vision....
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Impact of MGNREGA

05 November 2012
In the debate over the costs and benefits of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), one of the most controversial and unsettled issues is its effect on agricultural labo...
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Government broadens NREGA

02 November 2012
The UPA government is leveraging Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to broaden the socio-economic development of the country In a significant move that would lead to bett...
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New initiative in Bihar

19 October 2012
Bihar has since long faced an unsatisfactory implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) due to  various reasons, including insufficient number of rural bran...
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Social audit in Jharkhand

04 September 2012
Training of trainers (ToT) for CSO partners in Jharkhand on social audits as part of MGNREGA Abhiyan. A five-day training programme conducted by PACS for 47 participants from eight CSO partners in Gum...
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