National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme - Bihar
Employment Guarantee Scheme - Bihar has been prepared under the
provision of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005. It
guarantees 100 days of employment in a financial year to any rural
household whose adult members are willing to do unskilled manual
work. In case of failure to provide job, the labourer will be
compensated with unemployment allowance. This scheme has been
launched in 23 districts of Bihar Viz Araria, Aurangabad, Bhabhua,
Bhojpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Jamui, Jehanabad, Katihar, Kishangunj,
Lakhisarai, Madhubani, Munger, Muzaffarpur, Nalanda, Nawada, Patna,
Rohtas, Samastipur, Sheohar, Supaul, Vaishali from 2nd February
National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme - Bihar is a Centrally sponsored programme on a 90:10 cost sharing between Govt. of India and State Govt. The Govt. of India will bear entire expenditure incurred on unskilled workers and 25% of expenditure on semi skilled/skilled workers and cost of materials. The expenditure incurred on payment of unemployment allowance is to be fully borne by the State Govt.
This programme is being implement through P.R.I.s 50% of Total available fund is made available to the Gram Pancahayat 30% to the Panchayat Samiti and 20% to the Zila Parishad.