महात्मा गांधी राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण रोजगार गारंटी अधिनियम (मनरेगा)
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).
सरकार सूखा प्रभावित क्षेत्रों के मनरेगा कर्मियों को
50 दिन का अतिरिक्त दैनिक भुगतान देगी-
50 days extra work under MGNREGA
for Odisha drought-hit area
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New Delhi: MGNREGA wage workers have been given an extra aid by increasing number of wage days from 150 days to 200 days. As per Central Government official instruction and extra fund provided to Odisha Government. The Odisha Government has decided to increase the number of work days by extra 50 days to new wages of 200 days in drought-affected areas under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).
Odisha Government official said that all fund and instructions have been released from Central Government for the additional wages of 50 days’ work. It is also said by Odisha Government that she has already spent an amount of Rs. 802 crore under the MGNREGA scheme, while still she has a target to spend more than Rs 2000 crore by the end of this financial year.
The Central Government had already approved an extra wages for 50 days of work for the farmers and MGNREGA workers in drought-hit areas all over the country.
As per sources out of all affected states the number of 314 blocks hasbeen recorded scanty rainfall and affecting agricultural activities. In Odisha apart of this eight districts named Dhenkanal, Khurda, Balangir, Boudh, Bargarh, Sambalpur, Kandhamal and Keonjhar have registered a lessrainfall this monsoonthan normal. By providing extra wage pay for 50 days the poor villagers may be helped a bit.