Nrega Essay

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A report on National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme [pic] [pic] 13 december 2008 Submitted To: Submitted By: Mr. Sayan Banerjee Deepak Kumar (333) Gaurav Kumar (334) Jaybind Kumar Jha (328) Kumar Saurabh (367) Nilesh Chandra Sinha (359) Rakshak Lodha (338) Smriti Jha (329) National Rural Employee Guarantee Act: The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 is a law where guaranteed employment is provided to one member of every rural household who is willing to do unskilled manual work at the minimum wage on local public works within 15 days of applying, with a guarantee of 100 days per year. If employment is not provided, an unemployment allowance has to be paid. Under this act, NREGS is a “demand driven” program and employment is to be provided to eligible workers on demand, within 15 days. The scheme involves four steps of modus operandi 1) Registration 2) Verification 3) Issuing Job Cards 4) Application A sum of Rupee 40,000 crore per year has been devised for NREGS scheme out of which 10% of the money will be provided by the respective state governments. Keeping Rs.60 wage for one person in a household

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