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88% more households sought work under MGNREGS in October, shows data

Of 24.3 mn households that demanded work, only 16.3 mn got it

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MGNREGA | MGNREGS | Indian Economy

Sanjeeb Mukherjee & Abhishek Waghmare  |  New Delhi 

construction, realty, real estate, workers, labourer, labour, women, woman, jobs, migrant workers, mgnrega
The late monsoon season — coinciding with the kharif harvesting period — usually sees the least work demand in the year, at about 50-70 per cent of the peak demand that happens in June

Demand for work in October — though much less than the peak months of May and June — is still significantly higher than the corresponding period of 2019-20.

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First Published: Wed, November 04 2020. 06:10 IST
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