The Rural Development Department of the state released an amount of Rs 88.87 crore under MNREGA today. Through this, the liabilities of the material component under MNREGA were paid. Giving this information here today, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Virendra Kanwar said that in addition to this, the Rural Development Department has sent the proposal for the second tranche under MNREGA along with the utilization certificate to the Government of India and the funds should be released from the Center very soon. Will go He said that the Government of India has set a target for Himachal Pradesh to earn 250 lakh working days under MGNREGA in the year 2021-22. So far 209.11 lakh working days have been earned in the state. Against the target of month wise, 209.11 lakh targets have been achieved against the target of 200.74 lakh till October. The minister said that under MGNREGA, Rs 567.77 crore was spent in the year 2017-18, Rs 849.48 crore in 2018-19, Rs 708.97 crore in 2019-20, Rs 988.95 crore in 2020-21 and Rs 673.41 crore in 2021-22. Huh. The total expenditure/liability so far for the financial year 2021-22 is Rs 778 crore. Virendra Kanwar said that a corpus has been prepared by the department with the Finance Department, under which an advance amount of Rs 100 crore has been deposited in the State Employment Guarantee Fund in the year 2021-22 after completing all the formalities and it will be released soon. being done so that the material can be supplied. He said that the utilization certificate for the year 2020-21 under MNREGA would be sent to the Government of India within two days. On perusal of the proposals received from the districts, it was found that some of the proposals are not correct. In this regard, the department discussed this subject with all the additional deputy commissioners/project officers through video conference and the revised proposals would be submitted to the department soon.
88.77 crore released for the liabilities of material component under MNREGA: Virendra Kanwar
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