For how many days NREGA provides wage employment?

(a) 120 days

(b) 100 days

(c) 90 days

(d) 60 days

 

 

Answer:

So, the correct answer is (b).

Explanation:

  • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 aims to provide 100 days of wage employment to every household to ensure livelihood security in rural areas.

  • It also aimed at sustainable development to address the cause of drought, deforestation, and soil erosion.

  • One-third of the proposed jobs have been reserved for women. The scheme provided employment for 220 crore person days of employment to 4.78 crore households.

So, option (b) is correct.

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