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Gujarat Govt Hails MGNREGA Scheme As ‘Lifesaver’ During Pandemic

Jun 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

MGNREGA was launched by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2006.

Are India’s Social Protection Schemes ‘Future Fit’?

Oct 03, 2020 Ritu Bharadwaj

Covid-19 has highlighted the value of India’s social protection schemes for the extreme poor. With some tweaking, these schemes can be true game changers.


UK-India Join Hands To Cope With Climate Change Distress

Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth emerged in 2016 from collaboration between the UK Govt and the Ministry of Rural Development in India. One of the central objectives of ICRG is to embed climate resilient strategies in the implementation of MGNERGA – the world’s largest social protection scheme.

Samajwadi Party Leader, Son Shot Dead In UP; Murder Caught On Camera

May 19, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The murder was apparently a fallout of a dispute over laying of a road under MGNREGA.


Once Called 'Living Monument Of UPA's Failures' By PM Modi, Will MGNREGA Help During Covid-19?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi once described MGNREGA as 'living monument of Congress-led UPA's failures'. However, as the ongoing lockdown continues to test the government, it has fallen back to the same scheme.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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