Rural job scheme meets half its revised target of 300 crore person work days, demand still unmet -Surya Sarathi Ray
Over 152 crore person (work) days have been created under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) so far during the current fiscal, and this is more than half the ambitious revised target of 300 crore days set for the whole of the year, according to the official dashboard.
In the April-July period of last fiscal, the person days created under the scheme were just 116 crore.
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Financial Express, 27 July, 2020, https://www.financialexpress.com/economy/rural-jobs-scheme-half-way-mark-crossed-in-less-than-4-months-work-demand-still-unmet/2035812/