With effect from April 1, rural NREG labourers in six states and Union territories will see no annual increase in their daily wages this financial year while workers in another 15 states will get a daily wage hike of between Re 1 and Rs 5.
Based on the latest cloud computing technology,the state government Thursday launched Samvedan under which Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme ( MGNREGS) labourers can demand for work through SMS,calls,web portal or Facebook. The workers can even register their grievances.
The government revised upward the wages under the UPAs flagship National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the range of less than 1 per cent to 24 per cent for the next fiscal. The revised wages will come into effect from April 1,2012