By 100 Days’ Work Scheme Bengal Leads India

By 100 Days’ Work Scheme Bengal Leads India

It is now one of the top performers in the country…. Yes it is Didi’s Bengal… Yes it’s West Bengal.

Bengal has made tremendous achievements in the 100 Days’ Work Scheme under the first term of the Trinamool Congress Government. The credit goes to the Panchayat and Rural Development Department.

This has ensured more job security and creation of durable assets.
The State Plan expenditure is Rs 38,214.14 crore during 2011-2016.
The expenditure has increased over five times to as compared to 2006-11.
100 Days’ Work Scheme is also called Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Generations Scheme (MGNREGS).
A total of 95.73 crore person-days were generated during 2011-16.
The State has achieved unique milestones under this scheme by reaching its peak during 2013-14.
By generating 23.15 crore person-days, West Bengal stands the highest in the country in 2014-1.
The miracle happened when women’s participation in MGNREGS has increased to 41%, which is an all-time high in the State.
Gram Panchayat in Bankura district received a national award for overall and effective and outstanding performance in 2012-13.

The other major innovative achievements in the developments of rural lives are like ::

** Series of innovative activities in mango orchards in Bankura and Purulia districts.
** Low cost shelters with the support of Indira Awas Yojana housing.
** Making of cowshed, goatery and poultry sheds under Individual Benefit Schemes.
** Reclamation of land, leading to productivity enhancement.

It is now one of the top performers in the country…. Yes it is Didi’s Bengal… Yes it’s West Bengal.