MGNREGA includes using folks for native public works equivalent to road-building, well-digging and reforestation. Picture: PTI

The Chhattisgarh authorities mentioned on Saturday the state ranks first within the nation for offering employment underneath MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Nationwide Rural Employment Assure Act).

Chhattisgarh has created employment of 16.06 crore man-days to date in 2020-21, in opposition to the goal of 15 crore man-days set by the Centre, the state mentioned.

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Greater than 107 per cent of the given goal for offering employment underneath MGNREGA has been achieved to date this 12 months, with greater than two weeks left for the completion of the monetary 12 months, the assertion mentioned.

West Bengal holds the second rank with 105 per cent, Assam and Bihar collectively maintain the third rank (104 per cent) and Odisha holds the fourth rank (with 103 per cent completion), the assertion mentioned.

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Greater than 2,617 crore have been paid in wages to MGNREGA employees from April 2020 to February 2021, it mentioned.

At greater than 131 per cent of the given goal, Bilaspur district was on the forefront within the state when it comes to employment technology.

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