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Budget 2019: Rs 60000 Crore Allocated For MGNREGA For 2019-20

Feb 01, 2019 04:16 PM IST India India
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The government on Friday proposed to allot Rs 60,000 crore for rural employment scheme under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) for the year 2019-20. The amount allocated for 2019-20 is 11 % higher in comparison with Rs 55,000 crore allocated for the year 2018-19. The revised estimate of the scheme for the year 2018-19 was Rs 61,084.09 crore, according to official data.

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