shortage of funds in MGNREGA Current Affairs, GK & News

Amarjeet Sinha-led Panel on MGNREGA Restructuring

The Central Government has set up a panel to recommend structural and other reforms required for the effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). About the panel The panel will be headed by Amarjeet Sinha – the former Rural Development Secretary and advisor in the PMO. Chief Economic Advisor Anantha ..

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Parliamentary Committee Report on MGNREGA

Parliamentary Committee recently recommended to increase in guaranteed days of work from 100 to 150 under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), after observing that, MGNREGA is a last fall-back option for many people in rural areas. Highlights Committee gave recommendations at a time, when job scheme has become a safety net ..

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₹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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