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Finance minister allocates Rs.38,500 crore for MNREGA

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New Delhi, Feb 29:

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday allocated Rs.38,500 crore for schemes under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).

jaitley budgetHe announced this while presenting the 2016-17 annual budget in the Lok Sabha.

In the 2015-16 budget, the allocation for MGNREGA was Rs.34,699 crore.
(IANS)