MGNREGA:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Employment Related issues.   Context: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development and Panchayati Raj has submitted its report on the functioning of the MGNREGA to the Lok Sabha.   Challenges/concerns highlighted: There has always been a hike in the revised estimate over the budget estimate in the past. Delay …

MGNREGA:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Employment Related issues.   Context: As per the latest economic survey: Demand for work under MGNREGA scheme has dropped from the peak of the first lockdown, but is still higher than pre-COVID levels. The highest demand for work under the scheme was seen in States which are usually the destination …

Tamil Nadu Urban Employment Scheme:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Employment related issues.   Tamil Nadu Urban Employment Scheme Context: Tamil Nadu government has issued orders to implement the urban employment scheme in the state on a pilot basis. The scheme is aimed at providing livelihood and social security by increasing job opportunities and through creation and maintenance of public assets. …

TN announces a wage employment scheme for urban poor

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Context: This is an urban employment scheme proposed to be implemented by Tamil Nadu Government …