NREGA generates 10 cr job days
Jammu, Jan 11: The flagship programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has had great impact on generation of jobs in rural areas and creation of necessary community infrastructure in villages.
The programme being implemented by the Rural Development Department has had its significant mark on uplift of rural population by way of ensuring 100 days job for each rural family.
The department has issued over 10.50 lakh job cards to the rural labour families during the last four year creating about 10 crore mandays of work for them by November 2012 end, an official statement said.
Rs. 1791 crore has been incurred under MGNREGA during this period in the rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir.
This has given considerable fillip to the economic welfare of poor rural families and helped to create public infrastructure in various important sectors.
Works like water conservation, water harvesting, drought-proofing, afforestation, small and micro irrigation, development of ponds, construction of bunds, land development works, renovation of water bodies, de-silting of tanks, flood control protection works, drainage, repairs of channels, rural connectivity, construction of Bharat Nirman Resource Centres, construction of Gram Panchayat Bhawans, etc.
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