Election Commission revises MGNREGA wage rates
Election Commission has approved to revise the wages under the MGNREGA ( Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) scheme under the request of Rural Development Ministry from 1st April. The new wages has been notified which will be linked with the Consumer Price Index for agricultural labourers. The increase could be up to 5 per cent over and above the current wage. This has been approved as the model code for the coming Lok Sabha polls is in force.