National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme - Bihar

 
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National Rural 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 2006.

Bihar State Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme 2005 has been launched by the Government of Bihar in 15 districts Viz Arwal, Banka, Buxar, Begusarai, Bhagalpur, East Champaran , Gopalgunj, Khagaria, Madhepura, Saharsa, Saran, Seikhpura, Sitamarhi, Siwan, West Champaran from 2nd February 2006. Bihar State Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme is being implement with state fund and on the same pattern as Bihar Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme 2005. 

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Funding:

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.

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