MGNREGA Wages Revised

  • 21 Mar 2024

EC approves Ministry of Rural Development's request to notify revised MGNREGA wages for the upcoming financial year from April 1.

  • Ministry sought approval after Model Code of Conduct came into effect.
  • Election Commission grants permission, revised wages to be notified soon.
  • Wages under MGNREGA adjusted based on CPI-AL changes, with 5-6% increase.
  • Parliamentary committee recommends suitable increase in wage rates.
  • MGNREGA guarantees 100 days of wage employment for rural households.
  • Some households eligible for additional 50 days of wage employment.
  • Over six crore rural households availed MGNREGS in the current financial year.