NREGA generates 10 cr job days

Jammu, Jan 11: The flagship programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has had great impact on generation of jobs in rural areas and creation of necessary community infrastructure in villages.
The programme being implemented by the Rural Development Department has had its significant mark on uplift of rural population by way of ensuring 100 days job for each rural family.
The department has issued over 10.50 lakh job cards to the rural labour families during the last four year creating about 10 crore mandays of work for them by November 2012 end, an official statement said.
Rs. 1791 crore has been incurred under MGNREGA during this period in the rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir.
This has given considerable fillip to the economic welfare of poor rural families and helped to create public infrastructure in various important sectors.
Works like water conservation, water harvesting, drought-proofing, afforestation, small and micro irrigation, development of ponds, construction of bunds, land development works, renovation of water bodies, de-silting of tanks, flood control protection works, drainage, repairs of channels, rural connectivity, construction of Bharat Nirman Resource Centres, construction of Gram Panchayat Bhawans, etc.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 11 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST

  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)

  • Kashmir

JKLF Jail Bharo programme

30 Court Arrest At Khanqah-e-Moula


Srinagar, Jan 11: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday launched the fourth phase of its Jail Bharo programme with about 30 people courting arrest at Khanqah-e- Moula in old city here.   More

  • Srinagar City

Deputy CM inaugurates Habitat Centre at Bemina

Hails SDA’s contribution to revitalize City’s development’

Srinagar, Jan 11: Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand inaugurated the Srinagar Development Authority’s prestigious Habitat Centre at Bemina today.  On the occasion, the Deputy CM appreciated the SDA More

  • Jammu

Mufti for deescalating tension along LoC

Taj’s PRO Joins PDP

Jammu, Jan 11: Stressing the need of maintaining spirit of ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC), PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed today emphasized that political leadership of India and Pakistan must More

  • South Asia

122 killed in Pak blasts


Islamabad, Jan 11: The death toll in a string of devastating terrorist attacks in two restive Pakistani provinces today rose to 122 as authorities made special arrangements to airlift critically injured More

  • GK Features

‘Tell us,where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance,Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery



“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,  who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired More

Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions