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Govt raises MNREGS wage, highest in 5 years, releases more funds to mitigate rural hardships

Updated : April 01, 2020 06:24 AM IST

Wage rates under MNREGS are revised every year based on Consumer Price Index (CPI)- Agricultural Labourers by the central government.
A report recommended by a government-led committee has suggested linking MNREGS wage to CPI-rural as an appropriate index.
The government has allocated Rs 61,500 crore for MNREGS and Rs 9196.92 crore for NSAP schemes for FY21.
Govt raises MNREGS wage, highest in 5 years, releases more funds to mitigate rural hardships

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