Market. If we want to know another name for changing the picture of the village and the fate of the villagers, then in simple words it will be called MNREGA. Today Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme is not only changing the picture of villages in terms of development, but is also proving effective in changing the destiny of the villagers.
The women of Sundal village of Taur Jajar village panchayat under Dharampur development block of Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh said that due to this scheme, development work is being done in their village. At the same time, they are also able to become self-reliant by earning livelihood at their doorstep.
After finishing their household chores early in the morning, these women go to Marnega, a short distance from home, to work as daily wages and earn their livelihood along with the development of the village. Women told that today they no longer need to reach out to their husbands to fulfill their small needs, because they have become so capable through MNREGA wages that they can bear their own expenses as well as the expenses of their family. Takes. He has also expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Central Government for this ambitious scheme.
Development Block Officer Dharampur Dr. Vivek Guleria said that there are 25779 job card holders in Dharampur development block. So far in the current financial year (2023-24), an amount of Rs 25 crore 82 lakh has been spent under MNREGA and 7 lakh 55 thousand mandays have been created. Out of the amount spent, Rs 19.44 crore has been spent on payment of wages while Rs 6.38 crore has been spent on materials. Till now Dharampur is being ranked second in the entire state in terms of spending money.
Till now Dharampur is being ranked second in the entire state in terms of spending money.
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Let us tell you that today under MNREGA, attention is not only being given to the development of rural areas, but the work of many departments is also being done under this scheme. Its only objective is to provide more and more employment opportunities to more and more people. This is the reason that today this scheme is proving effective in changing the picture of rural areas and the destiny of the villagers.
FIRST PUBLISHED: February 5, 2024, 16:58 IST