‘DBT brings transparency in MGNREGA’

He was responding to a calling attention notice by legislator Mumtaz Ahmad Khan.

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Jammu, Publish Date: Feb 7 2018 10:31PM | Updated Date: Feb 7 2018 10:31PM
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Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan today said that the Department has taken a revolutionary step to ensure transparency in the system by taking various landmark decisions which include the implementation of E-FMS to pay the wages to MNREGA job seekers on time as sufficient funds are available with the department. .

He was responding to a calling attention notice by legislator Mumtaz Ahmad Khan.

The Minister said an amount of Rs.260 crore has been credited into e-FMS account maintained at State level for clearing pending wages. He said in district Reasi an amount of Rs 67.48 crore has been released for clearing liabilities on account of wages/material payments during the current financial year.