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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)

Overview

NREGA Launched on 2nd February 2006 as a momentous initiative towards pro-poor growth. For the first time, rural communities have been given not just a development programme but also a regime of rights. The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (NREGA) guarantees 100 days of employment in a financial year to any rural household whose adult members are willing to do unskilled manual work.

Eligibility Criteria

The mandate of the Act is to provide at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.

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Benefits of the scheme

  • Social protection for the most vulnerable people living in rural India by providing employment opportunities.
  • Livelihood security for the poor through creation of durable assets, improved water security, soil conservation and higher land productivity.
  • Drought-proofing and flood management in rural India.

How to get benefits of the scheme?

Implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA (MGNREGA) involves roles and responsibilities of a large number of stakeholders from the village to the national level.

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