Mizoram: 7,49,320 job cards issued in 5 years

Aizawl, March 21: As many as 7,49,320 job cards have been issued under MGNREGA in five years, state Rural Development Minister R. Lalzirliana told the house today.

Replying to unstarred question from Lalruatkima of opposition the Mizo National Front (MNF), R. Lalzirliana said there were as many as 7,49,320 job card holders in all districts of Mizoram from the period 2011-2016.

The year wise job card holders according to the minister are 1,78,173 (2011-12), 1,81,735 (2012-13), 1,78,367 (2013-14), 1,85,929 (2014-15) and 1,88,676 (2015-16) respectively.

The NREGA fund is used in 90:10 ratio in two components ( wage: material components). While 90 per cent is reserved for wages, 2.415 per cent goes to material (state matching share) and 5.79 per cent for Admin cost, he said.

The material component under the MGNERGA, according to Lalzirliana is being supervised by

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