Election Commission Likely to Clear Revised MNREGA Wage Rates
Thursday, March 28, 2019, 10:10 AM
The Election Commission is likely to approve a Rural Development Ministry request to revise the wages under MGNREGA from April 1, the beginning of the new financial year. Sources said that crores of beneficiaries across the country would be benefited, if the request is approved. The increase in wages is expected to be different as different states have different wage rates.
Growth to remain in 7-7.5% range in next few years: PM advisory panel
Friday, January 25, 2019, 9:12 PM
India's economic growth is expected to remain in the range 7-7.5 per cent in the next few years, the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) said. The growth rate can be easily increased by 1% by addressing structural problems through reforms, the council observed during its meeting Friday. The CSO in its latest forecast pegged the growth at 7.2% for 2018-19.