May 29, 2018
Six districts from Bengal shine in 100 Days’ Work
Bengal’s Cooch Behar district has been adjudged as one of the best districts in terms of performance under MGNREGA, better known as the 100 Days’ Work Scheme.
It was among the six districts from the State selected by the Centre for a presentation by their district magistrates, among the top-performing districts under MGNREGA in the country. Cooch Behar is also doing well in livelihood programmes.
The other five are Jhargram, Bankura, Purba Medinipur, Paschim Medinipur and Jalpaiguri.
It may be mentioned that Bengal generated a total of 2821.72 man-days, which is 13.94 per cent of the total number of man-days covering all the states. With respect to the expenditure incurred (as a result of the payments for the work done, mostly by people in the rural regions of the state), the amount is Rs 7,35,231.98 lakh, which is 13.06 per cent of the total expenditure of all the states.
Source: Millennium Post