MGNREGA Current Affairs, GK & News

MGNREGA

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is a flagship programme of Government of India implemented by Ministry of Rural Development w.e.f 02.02.2006. The main objective of the programme is to provide for the enhancement of livelihood security of the rural households by ensuring a legal right for atleast 100 days of unskilled wage employment ..

₹10,000 crore allotted for MGNREGA scheme

Central government allotted more of Rs 10000 crore on November 25, 2021 for MGNREGA Scheme. Key Points While allotting the fund, central government stated that, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) is a demand-driven scheme. Government also clarified that during financial year 2021-2022, more than 240 crore person-days has been generated, so far. ..

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MGNREGS Out of Funds in 21 states

According to the financial statement of “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme”, it is running out of funds in 21 states. Highlights The scheme has run out of funds halfway in the financial year 2021, and supplementary budgetary allocations will not be provided to compensate till the next Parliamentary session starts. It ..

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What is Climate Resilience Information System and Planning Tool?

Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh, launched the “Climate Resilience Information System and Planning (CRISP-M) tool” through a virtual event. Key Points The CRISP-M tool has been launched in order to integrate the climate information in the “Geographic Information System (GIS) based watershed planning” under the MGNREGA. This tool will help ..

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Chhattisgarh govt to provide ₹6,000 to landless labourers

Chhattisgarh government launched the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumihin Majdur Nyay Yojana’. Under this scheme, Rs 6000 will be provided to each of 12 lakh landless labourers. Key Points Scheme was launched with the provision of Rs 200 crores. It will benefit 12 lakh landless families. Chief Minister of Chattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel had announced this scheme ..

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NMMS App & Area Officer Monitoring App Launched

National Mobile Monitoring Software (NMMS) app and Area officer monitoring App was launched by Rural Development Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar on May 22, 2021. These apps are a big step towards bringing the transparency and proper monitoring of the schemes. About NMMA App NMMS App has been launched to take real time attendance of workers ..

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