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Anal Chiefs Oppose RMSA Project Site Choice

IMPHAL, May 15: Anal Naga Chiefs’ Association (ANCA) has expressed objection on awarding Educationally Backward Blocks (EBBs) project to Toupokpi village in Chandel district under the Centre-sponsored Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan (RMSA). It said “wrong selection” of the village is against... 

Foundation Stones Laid In Keirao AC

IMPHAL, May 5: Minorities and Other Backward Classes Minister Md Alauddin Khan today laid foundation stones for construction of four community halls at different locations of Keirao Assembly Constituency. The community halls are to be constructed at Phunal Maring Khunou, Phunal Maring Khunthak, Phunal... 

The Stumbling Blocks To Development —The Need To Introspect Within Us—

This piece comes after a flurry of views and counter views exchanged with a fellow writer in this paper (The Sangai Express) recently. For those who come in late, here is the account of what was going then: I wrote that jhum cultivation must be replaced with alternative crops like pineapple, orange,... 

Slur Casts On Usage Of MNREGS Fund

IMPHAL, Mar 10 : The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) launched by the UPA Government as a flagship program with a view to provide employment to the rural poor for at least 100 days in a year  has been reduced to a farce in Tulihal Gram Panchayat of Imphal East district. The... 

Pallel Area Longs For Scheme Fruit

IMPHAL, Feb 26: Despite the assurance of providing job for 100 days in a year under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), poor villagers under Pallel Gram Panchayat have been provided job only for 31 days in the last three years even as some activists who sought information... 

Complaints Galore On Unpaid Wages Of NREGS

IMPHAL, Feb 10: Inspite of its launch being solely aimed at upliftment of the poorer section of the society through provision of work, execution of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) here in the State is unarguably far from being noble as a number of cases regarding unpaid wages had... 

Rural Development Programs And Their Implementation

India is the world’s most populous country only next to China. The problem of population explosion has taken a serious turn in India and the country is obviously over-populated. The beautiful population is triggered by poverty which is a degrading experience. Rightly, poverty has long been considered...