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Government of India
Ministry of Rural Development
01-March-2011 15:09 IST
Status of MGNREGS in Jharkhand

 

Union Minister of State for Rural Development Shri Pradeep Jain “Aditya” informed Rajya Sabha today that Mahatma Gandhi NREGA is demand based program and Central Government releases funds to states on the basis of labour demand arising at the field level. Year-wise details in respect of Jharkhand are as follows :

 

Year

Central release

(Rs. in crore)

Total available funds (Rs. in crore)

Funds utilized

(Rs. in crore)

No. of households provided employment

Total works taken up

Expenditure on wages

(Rs. in crore)

% of wage expenditure against total

expenditure

2006-07

  549.94

   982.21

  711.55

1394108

  63819

412.86

58.02

2007-08

  650.49

 1254.68

1062.54

1679868

159057

615.96

57.97

2008-09

1805.80

 2363.37

1341.72

1576348

160302

678.43

50.56

2009-10

  812.16

 1924.51

1379.70

1702599

160813

823.04

59.65

 

Estimates provided by the State Government of Jharkhand are as follows:

 

Year

Projected employment demand

Projected persondays generated

Projected expenditure

(Rs. in crore)

2008-09

2925927

207635251

3127.36

2009-10

2270662

154126991

2333.12

2010-11

2412981

189292990

6066.69

 

The house was also informed that Section 17(2) of Mahatma Gandhi NREGA provides that the Gram Sabha shall conduct regular social audits of all projects taken up within the Gram Panchayat. During the current year so far, out of a total of 4573 Panchayats, social audit has been conducted in 4544 Panchayats and number of social audits conducted is 4989. Findings during the social audit and action taken is as follows :

 

Findings

Action taken

Denial of registration to eligible households

Verification and registration to eligible households completed during Social audit

Non issuance of job cards

Job cards issued during Social audit

Excluding the names of women from the job cards

Names included of eligible women

Fake entries in the muster roll

The Panchayat sewak found responsible suspended

Delay in wage payment

Wages paid during the Social audit and the concerned GRS responsible terminated or the BDO issued a show cause notice to the concerned Post Master

Photo documentation not done for works

The responsible GRS fined with Rs.500

 

 

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