Women Participation Under MGNREGS

Ministry of Rural Development

Women Participation Under Mgnregs

Posted On: 13 DEC 2018 5:47PM by PIB Delhi

The women participation rate in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) has been 55% in FY 2015-16, 56% in FY 2016-17, 53% in FY 2017-18 and 53% in 2018-19 (as on 07.12.2018) which has been above the statutory requirement of 1/3rd women participation under MGNREGS, as per the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005.

The State/UT-wise details of employment provided to women under MGNREGS during the last three years are given at Annexure.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Rural Development, Shri Ram Kripal Yadav today in Lok Sabha.




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