Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is the act started in the year 2005 under which the unemployed rural people are given min 100 days of unskilled daily wage job. According to the eleventh five year plan the number of Indians living below poverty line was 300 million which is a huge number and can contribute in India’s economy if they also contribute. So, the betterment of rural people became the prime mission of the govt. and hence the act came into existence. The act is implemented by state government by the funding of central government and the act is administered by gram panchayats. The implementation has brought prosperity to village dwellers and this act with numerous other act is the reason that more women’s in village are working than urban women’s.

Benefits of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act:

  • Minimum 100 days of work: Under the scheme it is ensured that the rural people below poverty line gets daily waged unskilled work for min 100 days.
  • Unemployment free rural area: By guaranteed employment now entire India follow the act and is becoming unemployment free.

Eligibility for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act:

  1. Person living in rural area.
  2. Should be adult.
  3. Should be below poverty line card holder.

Document required for the scheme

Since the act is governed by gram panchayat the respective documents required is informed by Gram Panchayat itself. Here are some nominal documents required.

  1. BPL card.
  2. Ration Card.
  3. Age proof.

Whom to contact and where to contact for getting benefits of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.

  1. Gram Panchayat.
  2. Gram Sabha.

Online Form to enroll for the scheme:

Since the act is active at very ground level forma are available at Gram Panchayats.

For more details visit link and FAQs:

To get more details and insight of the scheme with FAQs refer the link


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