MGNREGA: Job cards yet to reach the grassroots

Around 3.5 million workers sought jobs under MGNREGA in 2020 but many are yet to receive their job cards. Only 42 percent of workers under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) have received job cards under the scheme, despite an increase in demand for work, according to data provided by the Ministry of Rural Development. […]

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Re-implemented menstrual pads scheme remains on paper

NGOs step in as govt school girls aren’t getting any Despite the re-implementation of the Shuchi scheme by the Karnataka government in the financial year 2021-22, government schools in Bengaluru are still not receiving sanitary napkins. The scheme aims at distributing sanitary pads among adolescent girls in government schools and PU colleges. No school has […]

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