04 Dec 2012
Bihar government rejected the opposition demand for a CBI probe into the alleged Rs 6,000 crore scam in the implementation of MNREGA in the state on Monday and questioned the 'political motive' behind the survey carried out by a Delhi-based NGO.
18 Jan 2013
In order to boost income of the rural people, Bihar government has proposed to extend work under the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) on private lands too, a minister said on Thursday.
21 Jul 2011
In what can be seen as the lackadaisical attitude of the Bihar government that despite huge investments for rural development projects, various schemes are running in a deplorable state. The development projects being implemented in villages are in poor conditions despite heavy investment made by the state government, reveals the state advisory report.
07 Jun 2012
The forest department will take up green cover expansion programme in Bihar apart from regulatory works to attain the target of 15 percent forest cover in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Wednesday.
05 Aug 2013
Patna: Alleging that there has been massive loot of funds under the MNREGA in Bihar, the RJD on Sunday asked the JD-U government to issue a white paper detailing utilization of Rs 8110.84 crore under the Centre’s flagship scheme between 2007 and 2012.
14 Jan 2016
New Delhi: CBI has registered a case against a postmaster for allegedly swindling funds worth over Rs 1.5 crore meant for wage distribution of poor labourers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to release all the outstanding and necessary funds for MNREGA scheme to the States and directed it to pay compensation for delayed wages to the farmers in drought-affected areas.
05 Feb 2016
Raipur: Attacking the ruling BJP over "poor" implementation of MNREGA in Chhattisgarh, Congress today accused the Raman Singh government of failing to generate employment and make proper payments under the scheme.
05 Oct 2012
The Bihar government has sacked 34 MNREGA employees and booked 43 others for their complicity in irregularities in implementation of the premier centrally-sponsored schemes in Bihar, a minister said on Thursday.
27 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday allayed apprehensions over continuance or dilution of MNREGA scheme launched during the previous UPA rule and said all necessary funds have been released.