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MGNREGA work demand drops in July 2020 as labourers get jobs in farms
01-Aug-2020

After seeing a surge in May and June, demand for work under Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) tapered a bit in July as casual labourers returned to work in farms for sowing kharif crops. However, demand was still much higher compared to the previous years, underlining the scheme’s vital role in providing employment to the rural poor, a vast majority of whom are migrants.

News Source:- https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/mgnrega-work-demand-drops-in-july-2020-as-labourers-get-jobs-in-farms-120073101550_1.html