A 23% annual enhance was reported within the variety of households which have accomplished 100 days of labor below Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MG-NREGS) within the first three months of the present fiscal 12 months, Parliament was knowledgeable on Friday.
Replying to a written query in Rajya Sabha, minister of state for rural improvement Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti stated, “A total of 3,91,112 households have completed 100 days of work under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (Mahatma Gandhi NREGA) in the months of April-June, 2021.”
During the identical interval final fiscal, a complete of three,18,532 households accomplished the 100-day work below the agricultural employment assure scheme, she stated.
Mahatma Gandhi NREG Act, 2005 supplies for a minimum of 100 days of wage employment in a monetary 12 months to each rural family whose grownup member volunteers to do unskilled handbook work.
States, nonetheless, can present extra man-days of labor over and above of 100 days from its personal sources.
An extra 50 days of wage employment is offered over and above 100 days within the notified drought affected areas or pure calamity areas within the nation on suggestion of the agriculture and farmers welfare ministry.
The minister stated, at current, there isn’t a plan to extend days of labor below MG-NREGS.