The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act `2005

An Act to provide for the enhancement of livelihood security of the households in rural areas of the country by providing at least one hundred days of guaranteed wage employment in every financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto..
2005
  • EMOPLOYMENT GUARANTEE SCHEMES AND UNEMPLOYMENT ALLOWANCE

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     Employment Guarantee Schemes for rural areas
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     Conditions for providing guaranteed employment
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     Wage rate
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     Payment of unemployment allowance
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     Non-disbursement of unemployment allowance in certain circumstances
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     Disentitlement to receive unemployment allowance in certain circumstances
  • IMPLEMENTING AND MONITORING AUTHORITIES

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     Central Employment Guarantee Council
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     Functions and duties of Central Council
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     State Employment Guarantee Council
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     Principal authorities for planning and implementation of Schemes
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     District Programme Coordinator
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     Programme Officer
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     Responsibilities of the Gram Panchayats
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     Social audit of work by Gram Sabha
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     Responsibilities of State Government in implementing Scheme
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     Grievance redressal mechanism
  • ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONALAND STATE EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE FUNDSAND AUDIT

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     National Employment Guarantee Fund
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     State Employment Guarantee Fund
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     Funding pattern
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     Transparency and accountability
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     Audit of accounts
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Penalty for non-compliance
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     Power to delegate
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     Power of Central Government to give directions
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     Act to have overriding effect
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     Power to amend Schedules
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     Protection of action taken in good faith
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     Power of Central Government to make rules
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     Power of State Government to make rules
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     Laying of rules and Schemes
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     Power to remove difficulties