Rural employment: Rs 3,358.14 crore wages underneath MGNREGS pending until January 27: MoS rural growth

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A complete of Rs 3,358.14 crore wages underneath the employment assure scheme Mahatma Gandhi NREGS are pending until January 27, with the utmost pendency in West Bengal adopted by Uttar Pradesh, Rajya Sabha was knowledgeable on Wednesday. In a written reply, Minister of State for Rural Improvement Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti shared the main points of state-wise pending liabilities for wage part underneath the Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Scheme (MGNREGS).

In keeping with the main points, West Bengal has the utmost pending wages of Rs 752 crore within the present monetary 12 months 2021-22, adopted by Uttar Pradesh at Rs 597.07 crore and Rajasthan at Rs 555.08 crore.

In one other reply, Minister of State for Rural Improvement Faggan Singh Kulaste mentioned, within the present monetary 12 months, an quantity of Rs 81,406.73 crore has been launched to states/UTs for the implementation of the MNREGS, as on February 3.

Within the Monetary 12 months 2021-22, the finances provision at Funds Estimate (BE) stage was Rs 73,000 crore. The ministry has requested for added finances allocation which has been enhanced to Rs 98,000 crore on the Revised Estimate (RE) stage as per the requirement of funds, Kulaste mentioned.

MGNREGS is a requirement pushed Scheme. As per the Scheme, a rural family is eligible for at the least 100 days of assured wage employment in opposition to their demand for wage employment.

Within the present FY 2021-22 in opposition to the full demand for wage employment, a complete of 99.34 per cent has been provided wage employment, he mentioned.

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