The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been beset by the problem of disbursal of wages since it was launched. The NREGA Sangharsh Morcha, an organisation agitating for the rights of workers covered under MNREGA, has highlighted in a letter how 99 percent of MGNREGA wages have still not been paid in April 2018, right at the beginning of the financial year. 313 more words
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Today Norway is one of only three whaling nations in the world, but the country’s whaling operations used to be worldwide. Dag Ingemar Børresen of Sandefjord’s Whaling Museum (Hvalfangstmuseet) on Norway’s whaling history and the market for Minke meat.
Archana Mahato, a marginal farmer lives in Pitidri, a small village in Purulia district of West Bengal. The district is listed as ‘drought-hit’ even when the rainfall averages to a little less than 1300 mm an annum. 882 more words
Vancouver – Canada’s Federal Government and Coastal First Nations have agreed on a framework for working together in governing and managing fisheries resources along BC’s North and Central Coast. 221 more words
A recent study in SPWD’s project location in south Rajasthan looks at the environmental benefits accrued by MGNREGA works. MGNREGA, one of the world’s largest acts for employment generation also facilitates generation of sustainable assets for the environment. 952 more words
Ottawa – Canadian provinces and territories failed to meet a key deadline for protecting threatened boreal caribou habitat.
The governments had five years to develop habitat protection plans under Canada’s… 318 more words