Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
Gender : Male/Female Category : SC/ST
Growth engine for sustainable development of an agricultural economy. Through the process of providing employment on works that address causes of chronic poverty such as drought, deforestation and soil erosion, the Act seeks to strengthen the natural resource base of rural livelihood and create durable assets in rural areas. The scheme would be implemented with decentralised participatory action by the neglected section of the society, especially, women and members of the SC/ST community.
Adult members ( above 18 yrs) of a rural household, willing to do unskilled manual work, may apply for registration in writing or orally to the local Gram Panchayat, The Gram Panchayat after due verification will issue a Job Card. Employment will be given within 15 days of application for work.At least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.if it is not then daily unemployment allowance as per the Act, has to be paid
Job Card, 100 days of guaranteed wage employment
Adult : Above 18 years
Block Office or Gram Panchayat