This programme, which aims at providing livelihood security to the rural poor, was being implemented with effect from 2 February initially in most backward districts of the country. This Act was later extended in two phases. The Act covered the entire country with effect from 1st April with the exception of districts having a hundred percent urban population. In Assam, all the 27 districts were brought under the Act by 1st April MGNREGS aims at enhancing livelihood security of the people in rural areas by guaranteeing at least days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. The performance audit on MGNREGS under the said Act in Assam was aimed at reviewing the efforts of the State Government for effective implementation of the Scheme as envisaged, and highlighting the areas and issues of concern which need to be addressed for successful implementation of the objectives of the scheme.
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The per rural household employment has declined from 54 days in to 43 days in , the CAG audit report says. There has been also a substantial decline in the proportion of works completed in , according to the report. The CAG audit report, which was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, has brought to fore several irregularities in the implementation of the scheme.
The audit finds that works amounting to around Rs 4, crore were incomplete even after one to five years of launching. It points to impermissible works undertaken to the tune of about Rs 2, crore. The audit report also observes that Bihar , Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh which constituted 46 per cent of the rural poor utilised only 20 per cent of the total funds released under the Scheme. The CAG audit blames the ministry for relaxing all conditionalities and releasing a sum of Rs 1, An amount of Rs 4, MGNREGA was enacted with the objective of enhancing livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year, to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
The Act initially came into force in districts with effect from 2 February and was extended to cover all the rural districts by 1 April Order Now more from times of india news.
CAG audit report points to irregularities in implementation of MGNREGA
See table 2 for more details. Record Keeping and Monitoring The audit found poor record maintenance at not just the GP level but also at the block and district levels. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. A number of works amounting to Rs.
CAG REPORT ON NREGA 2013 PDF