A total of 690.23 lakh persons were provided employment under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (Mahatma Gandhi NREGS) during 2021-22 (as on 03.08.2021). The top 10 States in terms of employment provided under Mahatma Gandhi NREGS were Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha.
Note – Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 254 UNSTARRED QUESTION No 2223. Source: Management Information System.
Resource Title: State/UT-wise Number of Persons Provided Employment under Mahatma Gandhi NREGS during 2020-21 and 2021-22