What are the benefits of MGNREGA?

Benefits of MGNREGA:

  • It provides social protection for the most vulnerable people living in rural India by guaranteeing wage employment opportunities.
  • Enhances livelihood security of the rural poor through the generation of wage employment opportunities in works leading to the creation of durable assets.
  • Rejuvenates the natural resource base of rural areas.
  • Creates a durable and productive rural asset base.
  • Provides empowerment to socially disadvantaged, especially, women, Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs), through the processes of rights-based legislation.
  • Strengthens decentralised, participatory planning through the convergence of various anti-poverty and livelihoods initiatives.
  • Deepens democracy at the grassroots by strengthening Panchayati Raj Institutions.

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