Information dissemination, Consolidating block plans into district plan
Ensuring administrative and technical approvals to the shelf of projects
Release and utilization of funds and Submission of Monthly Progress Reports
Responsibility at State Level
Ensuring that the State share of the NREGA budget is released on time
Establishing a network of professional agencies for technical support and for quality-control measures
Regular review, monitoring and evaluation of NREGS Ensuring accountability and transparency in the Scheme at all levels
Ministry of Rural Development He prepares annual report, evaluate and monitors the implementation Of scheme.
WOMEN”S role IN MGNREGA “Priority” should be given to women in the allocation of work “in such a way that at least one-third of the beneficiaries shall be women” [Schedule II, Para 6, NREGA] .
Women and MGNREGA Equal wages.-planning-awareness-work site facilities-work allocation
Share of women in MGNREGA employment National average: 40% highest share: Tamil nadu 81% rajasthan 67% kerala 66% andhra pradesh 55%lowest share: bihar 17% uttar pradesh 17% himanchal pradesh 12% jammu & kashmir 4%
Achievements For Women Participation of women Helped to empower women Participated in important decisions of her family and society Equal wage for men and women
ACHIEVMENTS Maximizing work opportunities. Inclusive growth. Augmenting household income, savings and investment. Financial inclusion. Regenerating Natural Resources. Drought mitigation. ICT as a growth trigger for rural development
FUTURE OF NREGA The nature and type of NREGA projects, The interest and aspiration of workers, Overcoming the saturation of useful and relevant project ideas for villages. Implementation of transparency safeguards Timely wage payments. Need for a wage policy. Women’s participation. Redressal systems!
CONTINUED…… NREGA is here to.. monitor the programme effectively. Other development programs like bharat niramn should sync with NREGA. From quantitative employment generation to susutainable development through asset building. Village level resource planning and development. Represntatives Proper election and training. More power to panchayat raj.
Amendments in NREGA (14th Feb,2011)1st day of Jan,2011,the words or the date of actual payment of the revised wage rate whichever is later shall be inserted (29th Oct, 2010) Disbursement of daily wages shall be made on a weekly basis or in any case not later than a fortnight after the date on which such work was done.
Amendments in NREGA (14th May,2010) (7th Jan,2010) NREGA was renamed to MGNREGA Old Logo New Logo
Amendments in NREGA (26th Aug,2009)Advisory to drought affected states (initiated by Ministry of Rural Development).
Adequate funds should be transferred to Gram Panchayats.
Wages disbursed within a week of closure of muster rolls.
Problems in NREGA Payments of workers are being delayed as there is a late measurement of work. Only 19% of the 8.5 lakh differently able people registered for the scheme have got work under NREGA. Another issue is that of fake muster rolls & bills being generated. Elite groups within the workers capture most of the job cards. Socio-economic indicators of most of their districts are generally below the national average.