New Delhi: As fast as the figures of corona infection are increasing in the country, there is also a decline in employment cases. This time due to corona infection, the hit in the employment sector is being seen in rural areas. According to a report, it has been revealed that due to Corona virus, there has been a decline of 48 percent in the employment under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA) within a year.
Employment reduced due to corona infection
Demand for work fell by 26 percent
< p style="text-align: justify;"At the same time, for the 2021-22 session, the central government has fixed a budget of 73 thousand crores for MNREGA, which was 34.52 percent less than the previous session 2020-21. The central government had allocated an amount of 61 thousand 500 crores to MNREGA for 2020-21, which was increased to 1 lakh 11 thousand 500 crores after the pandemic.
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