DMPQ: Salient features of NREGA act. ( ACT)

  1. All rural households in rural areas, whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work eligible.
  2. Job card under the act is the right of every rural household wiling to work on NREGA and applies for it,

 

  1. Choice of works done through village level plans and 50% or more of work to be executed by PRI’s
  2. work focused on areas like water conservation, land development, provision of irrigation facility on private land of people below the poverty line. Rural con nectivitY.
  3. Unemployment allowances to be paid if government unable to provide jobs within 15 days of application. Social audit made mandatory
  4. Provides legal guarantee for 100 days of wage employment to every household in the rural areas of the country each year.
  5. It combines the twin goals of providing employment and asset creation.