Tag: National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005

Fraud with MGNREGA Workers in Sikkat, Bihar

/ November 3, 2015

Sikkat, Bihar | Reena  MGNREGA workers from the village get paid by the contractor after their job is completed. These workers aren’t aware that they have bank accounts opened in the post office on their individual names. The post-master and the contractor have gotten together to swindle money out of...

Need to Struggle for MGNREGA Scheme Payments

/ August 13, 2015

Around 125 people of Rampuri village of Brahmapuri block(Chandrapur disctrict) in Maharashtra are still not get paid after completing the work through the MGNREGA scheme. Community Correspondent Krupakar Chahande from Maharashtra reports for Video Volunteers.   Video Transcript: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act has been implemented throughout Maharashtra....

MGNREGA – No guarantee for payment

/ March 16, 2015

16 March 2015 | Dashrathpur, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh | Kesha Devi 75 people have not yet received payments for work done 4 months ago under MGNREGA. The local authority has disconnected himself from the matter stating that the money has not yet arrived from the government itself.

MGNREGA – No guarantee for job

/ March 16, 2015

16 March 2015 | Chaurakhas, Kusinagar, Uttar Pradesh | Madhuri Chauhan 40 days and on, the community waits to receive any work under MGNREGA. To keep the household running gradually becomes more and more difficult as more days pass.

Failures of NREGA loom large in UP

/ December 2, 2014

Dharupur village of Mirzapur district in Uttar Pradesh is just one amongst the many areas experiencing the failure of the NREGA to fulfil its obligations. Our Community Correspondent, Anita Bharati, reports. CALL TO ACTION: Call the Block Development Officer for Dhaurupur village, on +91-9415639747, and demand that the scheme is...

NREGA in Bihar: No work, no payments

/ November 18, 2014

Community Correspondent Tanju Devi, from Semri-Dumri village of West Champaran district of Bihar, reports on the plight of NREGA labourers who haven’t received due payments. CALL TO ACTION: You can call the P.O, Mr Kaushal Kishore, on +91-9431826712, and pressurize him into providing due payments to the labourers who have...

MNREGA is more like free-labour in Mahadepur

/ September 17, 2014

VV-PACS Community Correspondent Anil Kumar reports from Mahadepur in Uttar Pradesh, checking the ground realities of one of the most advertised policy of recent times: the MNREGA act (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme). The report shows hundreds of labourers haven’t been paid for their work. You can ensure they...