Going by precedents, EC prone to clear revised MNREGA wage charges
The wages paid underneath the Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Act (MGNREGA) are linked with the Client Value Index for agricultural labourers (CPI-AL) and new wage charges are notified on April 1, the start of the brand new monetary 12 months.
The ministry had approached the EC for approval because the mannequin code is in drive.
The sources within the ballot panel on Tuesday stated going by precedents and directions issued issued previously, the request is prone to be granted.
They stated the federal government could be particularly requested in opposition to publicising the hike, if the request is authorised.
Completely different states have completely different wage charges so the rise in wages can even be completely different. The wages could stay flat in some states, whereas the rise could possibly be as much as 5 per cent over and above the present wage in others.
The federal government on this 12 months’s interim funds had proposed to allocate Rs 60,000 crore for rural employment scheme underneath MGNREGA for the 12 months 2019-20.
The revised estimate for the 12 months 2018-19 was Rs 61,084.09 crore.
MGNREGA, a rural job assure scheme launched in 2005, now covers all the agricultural districts of the nation.
The principle goal of the scheme includes offering as much as 100 days of unskilled guide work in a monetary 12 months to each family in rural areas as per demand, leading to creation of productive belongings.