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Despite huge outlay, Rs 15,000 cr MGNREGA dues may spill over to FY23

Expenditure on the MGNREGA scheme in FY22 is pegged at 1,13,311.23 cr, so even if the Centre uses all if the Rs 98,000 cr allocated to the scheme, a huge sum will remain uncleared.

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MGNREGA funds | Economic recovery | Rural Migration

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 

mgnrega, workers, labour, poverty, poor, villages

For the second year running a significant amount by way of MGNREGA dues could be carried forward to the next year as unpaid dues. This is despite the fact that the Centre has allocated nearly Rs one trillion to the flagship scheme.

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First Published: Wed, March 23 2022. 09:41 IST
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