Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, during the Zero Hour, today urged the government to make timely payments to workers under the rural..
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005
Indian worker law
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 or NREGA, later renamed as the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act or MGNREGA in 2009, is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the 'right to work'. This act was passed in 23 August 2005 under the UPA government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh following tabling of the bill in parliament by the Minister for Rural Development Raghuvansh Prasad Singh.
IAS Pooja Singhal, the Mining Secretary in Jharkhand, was dismissed from her post soon after her arrest in connection to the case..