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Rs 3,358.14 crore MGNREGA wages not paid to workers, Centre tells Rajya Sabha

Scroll | 03/02/2022 01:01 PM | Click to read full article

A total of Rs 3,358.14 crore is pending as wages to workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, or MGNREGA, in the financial year 2021-’22 till January 27, the Centre told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

The scheme ensures 100 days of guaranteed wage employment of unskilled manual work to at least one adult member of every household in rural areas.