Revised MGNREGA Wages: Under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the latest wage rates have been told by the central government for the financial year 2022-23. Out of 34 Union Territories and states, 21 of them have gotten climbs of under 5%.
A 5% hike has been given to 10 states. Mizoram, Manipur, and Tripura states have not been given any hikes. This adjustment of pay rates has been told by the Ministry of Rural Development. These changed rates have been advised under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005, sub-segment (1) of Section 6. From first April the progressions will happen. As per the changes found in the Consumer Price Index-Agriculture Labor, which reflects a country region’s expansion rate, MGNREGA wages are fixed.
Revised MGNREGA Wages
- Goa has recorded the highest increase with a 7.14% increase to Rs 315 per day in 2022-23 from Rs 294 each day in the year 2021-22.
- Meghalaya has found the lowest hike with a 1.77% increase to Rs 230 per day from Rs 226 each day.
- Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh state also found a hike of less than 2%.
- In Tamil Nadu, Assam, and Puducherry states the hike was 2 to 3%.
- In Odisha, Maharashtra, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli there is an excess of 3 to 4%.
- In Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, and Telangana states the wages have been increased by 4 to 5%.
- In Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Goa, and Karnataka states the wages have been increased by more than 5%.
Highest MGNREGA wages
Five Union territories and states with the most elevated/highest wages are Haryana with wages of Rs 331 every day, Goa with Rs 315 each day, Kerala with Rs 311 each day, Karnataka with Rs 309 each day, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands with Rs 308 each day.
Lowest MGNREGA wages
The five lowest Union territories and states are Tripura with Rs 212 each day, Bihar with Rs 210 each day, Jharkhand with Rs 210 each day, Chhattisgarh with Rs 204 each day, and Madhya Pradesh with Rs 204 day.
The State had surpassed its MGNREGA target of 13 crore man-days by arriving at right around 15 crore man-days (14.84 crore man-days) during 2020-21 while attributing the rise to endeavors made by the division to give work to individuals, who had gotten back to their towns because of COVID-19. An aggregate of ₹3,997.43 crores had been credited straightforwardly into the records of the workers during the year, he said. Considering the amendment of the number of man-days, the State is expecting an extra ₹800 crore. During 2020-21, a sum of 56.83 lakh individuals of 30.19 lakh families had given work under the plan, which is the most noteworthy over the most recent five years. Out of them as numerous as approx 2.4 lakh families had gotten labor for 100 days in the year.