UP achieves MGNREGS annual target in 6 months

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said in a statement that the scheme proved to be of immense help in providing jobs to migrants who came back to rural areas in large numbers amid the peak of pandemic.

Pandemic & Jobs

The surge in facts and figures between 20 April, when work began for this fiscal and now, reaffirms the shattering impact of the lockdown in the season of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wages & Inflation

If the MGNREGS is to beat the inflation rate, the budgetary allocation will have to be increased from the Rs 60,000 crore for fiscal 2019-20.