BHUBANESWAR: The state authorities has generated 20 crore individual days’ of works throughout 2020-21 monetary yr underneath the Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Scheme (MGNREGS), which is 81 per cent greater than whole individual days of labor created 2019-20 monetary yr.
It was revealed throughout a gathering of the State Employment Assure Council that was held on Thursday underneath the chairmanship of state panchayati raj minister Pratap Jena.
In 2019-20, whole 11.14 crore individual days’ of works have been generated underneath the agricultural job schemes whereas 8.30 crore individual days’ of works have been generated in 2018-19. If one individual works for a day, it quantities to at least one individual day.
“Complete 37.01 lakh rural households have been supplied employment underneath the MGNREGS. It was attainable due to the shut coordination among the many districts in addition to numerous line departments,” mentioned Jena.
It was additionally identified from the assembly that as many as 3.75 lakh households have accomplished 100 days of works throughout the yr underneath the agricultural job scheme which was 1.16 lakh households in 2019-20 and 0.47 lakh households in 2018-19.
Officers joined the assembly knowledgeable that to handle misery migration in 20 migration inclined blocks of the state authorities, the state authorities has made provision of minimal wage fee of Rs 308 per individual per day by topping up Rs 101 per individual per day from the state price range over the entitled wage of Rs 207 underneath MGNREGS. Additionally, further 200 days of works have additionally been authorised for these 20 blocks.
Related provision of minimal wage has been made in six district mineral basis districts like Sundargarh, Angul, Jharsuguda, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and Jajpur.