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Budget 2020: MNREGS suffers as government focuses on containing fiscal deficit

Updated : February 04, 2020 01:02 PM IST

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme or  MNREGS aims to guarantee the 'right to work'.
There has been a continuous growth in the last 5 years since 2014-15 in the number of people given jobs under MNREGA.
A total of Rs 10,880 crore is still pending as labour and material cost under MNREGS.
Budget 2020: MNREGS suffers as government focuses on containing fiscal deficit

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