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Government of India
Ministry of Rural Development
23-November-2010 15:30 IST
Wages paid under MGNREGS
The Minister of State for for Rural Development Shri Pradeep Jain “Aditya” today informed the Rajya Sabha that Wages under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA are paid on task rate basis. A worker’s out put of work is measured and wages are paid in accordance with the wage rate notified by the Central Government and Schedule of Rates as fixed by the concerned State Government.

In reply to a written question the Minister stated that a note by National Advisory Council on wage payment to workers under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA has been received from PMO for examination and the matter is under consideration.