The official website of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is www.Nrega.nic.in, which is an Indian legislation enacted on august 25, 2005. It is implemented by Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India.
From this website, you can get information on NREGA Act 2005, District wise NREGA Implementation Status Report across India, access the online Public Grievances Redressal System and latest circulars related to NREGA.
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, also known as NREGA is an Indian job guarantee scheme enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-sixth Year of the Republic of India. It offers a legal guarantee of at least one hundred days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work at the statutory minimum wage of Rs.100 per day. To know more, visit www.Nrega.nic.in. The Central government expenditure for scheme is Rs. 40,100 crores in Fiscal Year 2010-11.
NREGA was notified on September 7, 2005. One can get the minimum wage rate notified for agricultural labor in the State until the Central Government notifies a minimum wage rate that in any case shall not be less than Rs. 60 per day. The scheme came into force on February 2, 2006 in the phase manner. For planning and implementation of the scheme, the panchayats at districts, intermediate and village levels will be the principal authorities.
In 2006 NREGA was implemented in 200 districts in the first phase and then extended to additional 130 districts in second Phase year 2007-2008. According to the initial target, NREGA was to be expanded countrywide in five years. The remaining 274 rural districts of India have been notified under the NREGA with effect from April 1, 2008 in Phase III. So, NREGA covers the whole country with the exception of districts which have a hundred percent urban population.
There is lots of useful information available at the official website www.Nrega.nic.in. When you enter in site, you will see important navigation on the homepage such as citizens, Panchayats GP/PS/ZP, Bank, Post Office, Other Impl Agency, MoRD, Administrator, Engineers, workers, district, block admin and social Audit Agency etc as well as find various states like Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, and Jharkhand on the left hand side of the page.
All the latest news can be found on NREGAsoft and you will also check out their Transparency, Accountability & Funds as well as Guidelines, DMU Report, Circular, CEGC and Reference Center related of Nrega.
National Report (2010-2011)
- Employment provided to HHS: 3.05 [Crore]
- Persondays [in Crore] Total: 92.96
- SCs: 20.65 [22.21%]
- STs: 16.55 [17.8%]
- Women: 46.79 [50.33%]
- Others: 55.76 [59.98%]
- Total works taken up: 60.55 Lakhs.
- Works completed: 1.01 Lakhs.
- Works in progress: 59.54 Lakhs.
To know more, refers NREGA FAQs