MGNREGA

CPI sees nothing in stimulus package to boost demand

The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Tuesday said the stimulus package announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday offered no incentives to boost demand, which was key to revive the economy. The CPI pointed out that while announcing the ₹6.28 lakh crore package, the Minister did not mention where the funds would …

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2.17 lakh households have already reached MGNREGA’s 100-day limit

More than 2 lakh rural households have already completed their guaranteed 100 days of employment under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme within the first three months of the financial year, according to the scheme’s database. This is higher than seen at the same time last year, indicating even higher demand …

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