Centre releases Rs 23k crore for MGNREGS
Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 7:49 AM
The Centre has released Rs.23,443 crore to the states under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) as part of the its early spending push. Funds released would be used to undertake priority work under water conservation measures. The amount released also includes all pending-liabilities as on March 31, 2017. The government had allocated Rs.48,000 crore to MGNREGS in this year's budget.