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Around 31 mn households demand work under MGNREGA in May, up 11% YoY

The figure is also much higher than the corresponding pre-Covid period, data shows

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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Around 31 million households have demanded work under the flagship MGNREGA in the month of May this year, which is almost 11 per cent more than the same period last year and much higher than the corresponding pre-Covid period, data sourced from the website showed today.

In April 2022, around 23.26 million households have sought work under the scheme which as per the provisional data for May has risen to almost 31 million households.  

The April 2022 work demand was almost 11.15 per cent less than the corresponding period of April 2021.

In May 2019, which was a year-before the

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First Published: May 31 2022 | 6:32 PM IST

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