MGNREGA: Under MNREGA i.e. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, the central government has provided an advance of Rs 10,000 crore to promote employment in rural areas of the country. This fund has been released in addition to the budgetary allocation of Rs 60,000 crore. Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, while replying to a question on MNREGA in Parliament on Tuesday, said that the details of the funds released by the central government under MNREGA in the financial year 2023-24 have been presented. He said that in this financial year till November 29, 2023, the government has released a fund of Rs 66,629 crore under MGNREGA.
Additional funds of Rs.10,000 were released.
State Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti said that the government had earlier allocated Rs 60,000 crore under the scheme to boost employment in rural areas this year, which was later increased by Rs 10,000 crore. So far the government has released an amount of Rs 66,629 crore under the scheme. This fund is released keeping in view the need of funds at the grass root level.
Government sanctioned an additional fund of Rs.28,000-
Recently, while talking to PTI, Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh also said that the government has approved the release of additional funds of Rs 28,000 crore under MNREGA and approved it in the winter session of Parliament. will be done One thing to note is that MGNREGA is an employment guarantee scheme run by the government.
What is MGNREGA?
Under this, every family gets guaranteed employment for at least 100 days. In FY 2024, the government made a major cut in the funds released under MGNREGA, reducing it to Rs 60,000 crore, although it also announced that the government would release more funds if needed. Will also supply.
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