During financial year 2020-21, 189.35 lakhs new job cards were issued under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). Total of 54.8 lakhs new job cards were issued under MGNREGA during 2021-22 (as on 03.08.2021).
The top 10 States/UTs in terms of new job cards issued in 2021-22 (as on 03.08.2021) were Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Assam.
Note – Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 254 UNSTARRED QUESTION No 2223. Source: Management Information System.
Resource Title: State/UT-wise Number of Job Cards from 2020-21 and 2021-22