MNREGA yojana 2023

The establishment of the MNREGA Yojana by the government of Congress to improve the economic condition of the poor people was adopted by every state government and also by the central government (BJP) of India. This scheme provides employment to the rural areas people. So they can go close to their village for work.

mnrega yojana 2023
MNREGA Yojana 2023

This scheme provides a lot of help to citizens on the gram panchayat level in every state of our country. Since crores of citizens benefit from this scheme. This article has information on what the is MNREGA scheme, its main objective, benefits and importance, MNREGA job card, eligibility, required documents and how to give an application for the MNREGA job card. If you find this article interesting kindly give a 5-star rating to enhance it.

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Introduction of MNREGA yojana

MNREGA scheme was started by the government of India as an employment guarantee scheme. This scheme got a green flag in the Vidhan Sabha on 7 September 2005. After that, this scheme officially came on the field on 2 February 2006 in 200 districts. The Mnrega yojana in full form is the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. But it was relabel as the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act on 2 October 2009.

MNREGA yojana is the only scheme that guarantees 100 days of employment to the people. This yojana has been for the livelihood of the poor citizens who are unemployed in the country. The government has 40,100 crore rupees for this scheme to be operate in the years 2010-2011. Through this scheme, the low-income categories families or citizens provided employment in their gram panchayat. The process of the employment of the citizens has some steps which he/he has to pass through to get employment for 100 days.


Government of IndiaMNREGA Scheme
Full nameMahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
Launched date2 February 2006
Launched by Government of India
Application processOnline
Official webiste
BenefitGuarantee 100 days employment
Guarantee 100 days of employmentObjective of Scheme
Highlights of MNREGA

 Objective of the MNREGA Scheme

The main objective of the MNREGA yojana is to provide 100 days of employment to rural citizens near the place of their residence by the government of India. So the social inclusion of the villagers gets surety by strengthening the livelihood base of the village and migration to other cities for work by providing employment at the gram panchayat level under this scheme. This MNREGA yojana helps to increase the income of poor families and to strengthen their livelihoods. 

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What is the MNREGA job card?

MNREGA  job card is the primary document for getting employment which identifies a working person. The completion of registration of the MNREGA job card with the local gram panchayat under the MNREGA scheme. This job card contains the basic information of the employee such as his name, address, and registration number. It works as a documentary proof of the employee’s rights.

This card allows citizens from rural families to apply to work in the gram panchayat in the local areas. this card also ensures transparency in the process so that there will be no fraud among the workers. This card also works at banks and post offices to open a bank account to complete the KYC.

Provision of MNREGA yojana

  • Under the MNREGA Scheme, 100 days of employment is provided to rural areas who are from poor families.
  • The MNREGA yojana job card holders are allowed an unemployment allowance in case there is no employment for 14 days.
  • This scheme prevents the migration of villagers to other cities by providing them employment at their residence areas.
  • Job cards are only issue to the people through the gram panchayat to the working citizens who are working under his scheme.
  • The reservation has been made to ⅓ to men as well as women under this scheme.

Ministry of Rural Development

  • MNREGA yojana is administer by the Ministry of Rural Development.
  • Under this scheme, if the worker’s working place is away from his home, then he will be paid 10%  more than his wages.
  • The wages vary according to the state.
  • Through this scheme, the livelihood of the poor people strengthens.

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Benefits and features

  • For unskilled labour, the workers are guaranteed employment for 100 days in the  rural areas
  • The workers of rural areas get work near their residence place.
  • To get the benefit of this scheme, the applicant beneficiary gets a job card. within 15 days. After getting a guarantee of 100 days of employment, The workers get their wages directly into their bank accounts.
  • This scheme prevents the migration of villagers to other cities by providing them employment at their residence areas.
  • Under this MNREGA yojana, a person can work for 100 days in one year and get a wage accordingly.
  • MNREGA job card holders get wages per day according to their state.
  • The workers are allowed to work 9 hours a day and a break of one hour also be given to the worker. Hence, The total work taken from the worker is 8 hours. 
  • It is mandatory to make an MNREGA card to avoid fraud and scams.
  • The MNREGA cards are only given to the people who are willing to take advantage of this scheme.
  • All the work done by the labourers in the country is under the MNREGA yojana.
  • There is no discrimination against the workers on the basis of their caste, color state religion. They have to do an equal amount of work under this scheme.
  • If any worker is injured or suffers serious damage while working under the MNREGA, then the entire cost of the treatment is taken care of by the government.
  • Through this scheme, progress is on the rise in the country.

Work under MNREGA yojana

There are different activities done under the MNREGA scheme, the details of which are given as follows:-

  • Minor irrigation
  • Water conservation
  • Land development
  • Flood control
  • Cowshed construction work
  • Horticulture
  • Construction of rural communication routes
  • Construction of various types of houses
  • Plantation under drought prevention MNREGA work list.

The information included in the MNREGA job card

MNREGA or NREGA job card is an important document provided to the beneficiary that records the details of the worker and work  done by him which is as follows:-

MNREGA applicant information:-

The required documents are as follows:-

  • Name
  • Fathers name
  • Gender
  • Bank account number
  • Postoffice bank account  number
  • Address 
  • Job /employment record.
  • Photo  of the job card holder
  • Available employment information including the date
  • Lastly, Unemployment allowance payment information

Let us know that unemployment allowance is privacy to the job card holder under the Mnrega scheme, even if the employee has not been provided with employment even after 15 days.

Eligibility of MNREGA job card 

To get the benefit of the MNREGA scheme, the age of the applicant should be 18 years.

  • Firstly, The applicant lives in rural areas.
  • Applicants who are unskill and ready to do work can apply for this scheme.
  • Required documents
  • Adhaar card
  • Identification card
  • Ration card
  • Caste certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Bank passbook
  • Passport size photograph
  • Mobile number
How to apply for an MNREGA job card
  • Firstly, Visit the official website of MGNREGA.
  • A homepage will appear.
  • On the homepage, click on the generate reports option in the gram panchayat section.
  • As you click, the list of all states will appear on the screen.
  • Select the state and click on it.
  • A new page will appear in front of you.
  • Enter the desired details such as financial year, district, block, panchayat etc.
  • After entering the details, click on the proceed button.
  • Now the registration form will open in front of you.
  • Enter the information such as the name of the village, name of the head of the family, name of the applicant, link, age, number of house, class and date of registration, passport size photo, mobile number etc.
  • After entering all the details, click on the submit button.
  • Thus, it is the completion of the registration process for the MNREGA job card

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