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 Centre reiterates commitment to release funds for proper implementation of MGNREGA


  • The scheme provides a guarantee of at least 100 days of wage employment against the demand made by a household in a rural area. The Rural Development Ministry in a statement said that during the current financial year so far more than 240 crore person-days have been generated as per the demand by the beneficiaries.
  • It said, there has been an increase of more than 18% of funds allocated for the current financial year in comparison to the previous financial year as a budget estimate.