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Government of India
Ministry of Rural Development
23-November-2010 15:32 IST
Linking of MGNREGS wages with CPI
The Minister of State for for Rural Development Shri Pradeep Jain “Aditya” today informed the Rajya Sabha that an Expert Committee has been set up to suggest appropriate indexing of wage rate under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA. The Committee has not yet submitted its report.

The Minister was replying to a written question whether it is the intention of Government to link the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee and whether Government is reviewing the need to revise the MGNREGS wages due to high inflation in the past one and a half years; and steps taken so far in this direction.