Vizag Tops in Job Scheme
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Vizag Tops in Job Scheme :-
Vizag stood first, among other districts in the state in implementing MNREG during 2015-16 year. Announcing this on Friday, district collector N. Yuvaraj said that around 2.26crore work days have been provided to the beneficiaries in the district and stood first in implementing the national scheme. He added that in the fiscal that ended now, 5.62 lakh persons were provided work. He said, “Last year, it was Rs.309 crore worth works have been taken up under the scheme and this year it was Rs.427 crore. Last year around Rs.236 crore were spent on wages and the remaining on buying tools. This year, around Rs.200 crore have been spent on wages and Rs.159 crore on tools and others.” He also said that a worker was provided on an average 71.32 days of work in the just ended fiscal of 2015-16 and it was 64.5 last year.
This Article was First Appeared in Deccan Chronicle.