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 […]

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Awas Applicants’ ‘Awaaz’ left unheard

In Bangalore Urban 4,736 people had applied for the Pradhan Mantri Aawas, out of which only 1,146 people have  benefitted from the scheme, according to the PMAY website. By Ishika Dangayach In Bangalore Urban, under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, more than half of the population that applied for the scheme did not receive accommodation […]

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Doctors Barely Available at Agarkhed Hospital say Locals

Doctors at a government hospital at Indi taluk in Bijapur District of Karnataka are present only once a month. Bengaluru, Nov. 21, 2018. Inhabitants of the Agarkhed village of Indi Taluk in Bijapur District say that doctors rarely available at the Prarthmika Raga Kendra hospital. BS Allur, President of the Panchayat for Agarkhed village complained […]

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Teachers at Agarkhed School not Getting Paid

Three teachers at a high school in Indi taluk contend that they haven’t received their salaries for a year. Bengaluru, Nov.20, 2018. Three of seven teachers at Shree Shankarling High school at Agarkhed village in the Indi taluk of Bijapur district in Karnataka have not been paid their salary for some time. MP Betathur, who […]

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