Schemes

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                                                                                       

Benefit

Job Card, 100 days of guaranteed wage employment

Elegibility

Adult : Above 18 years

Contact Department

Block Office or Gram Panchayat

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