MGNREGA Sameeksha II : An Anthology of Research Studies(2012-2014)

Author : United Nations Development Program (UNDP) | 2015
Published By: UNDP

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was notified on 7 September 2005. The mandate of the Act is to provide 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year (FY) to every rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.The Act was notified in 200 rural districts in its first phase of implementation (with effect from 2 February 2006). In FY 2007–08, it was extended to an additional 130 rural districts. The remaining districts were notified under MGNREGA with effect from 1 April 2008. Since 2008, MGNREGA has covered the entire country with the exception of districts that have 100 per cent urban population

URL : http://admin.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/file/MGNREGA-Sameeksha-2.pdf

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