Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Date : 01/04/2008 - | Sector: Rural Development

Tamil Nadu Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme shall be open to all rural households (Household means a nuclear family comprising mother, father, and their children, and also single parent/single member households) in the areas notified by the Government of India. The entitlement of 100 days of guaranteed employment in the financial year is in terms of households. The 100 days entitlement of a household can be shared among the members of that household. Within the said entitlement all adult members of the household can register and apply for work, provided they are local residents. This implies they must be residing within the village Panchayat/special village Panchayat area and willing to do unskilled manual work. They may apply as an individual or a household to the local village Panchayat. For More Details Visit Ministry of Rural Development Website

Objectives

    • MGNREGS is to enhance the livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
    • In Tiruvallur District the scheme is implemented from 2008-09.
    • Creates productive assets and provides basic amenities.
    • The auxiliary objective is to strengthen natural resource management through works that address causes of chronic poverty like drought, deforestation, soil erosion, etc., and thus encourage sustainable development.
  • Wages are equal to both men and women.
  • Strengthening Panchayat raj institutions.
  • Full Wage payment for ensured for Differently Abled Persons.
  • Village Panchayat will issue the Job card and Job card holders are entitled for employment.
  • Only manual work and no contractors or machinery is allowed.
  • Work Site Facilities like Name Board, First Aid Box, Shelter, Drinking Water and Creche are provided.
  • Works are selected from Shelf of Project and recommended by Grama Sabha.
  • Creating durable assets in Gram panchayats.
  • Improvement in Infrastructure facilities in the Village Panchayats in convergence with other department.
  • Land Development Activities are taken with Convergence with other departments, which increase the involvement in agriculture.
  • Grama Sabha conducts social audit through village social auditors.
  • Conducting of Social Audit results in increased transparency and accountability. Since the beneficiaries themselves involve in this audit, this will account to rectification of the flaws in due course of time.
  • At present in 2017-18 the wage rate is Rs.205/-.
  • Wages paid directly to beneficiaries to bank accounts through E-fms.

Permissible works

a) Public works relating to Natural Resources Management

Water conservation and water Harvesting Structures, Micro and minor Irrigations works and creation, Renovation and Maintenance of Irrigations canals and drains, Renovation of Traditional water bodies, Afforestation, Land Development works and Rural Sanitation.

b) Individual Assets for Vulnerable sections

Land Development activities ( Dug Wells & Farm Ponds), Horticulture, Sericulture & plantation activities, Waste land Development, Construction of houses under IAY& GHS, Construction of Cow, Goat, Poultry Shelters.

c) Common Infrastructure for Self Help Groups

Works for promoting agricultural productivity by creating durable infrastructure required for bio-fertilizers and post – harvest facilities including pucca storage facilities for agricultural produce.

d) Rural Infrastructures

IHHL, Deepening flood channels, construction of Storm Water drain, Construction of VPSC, BPSC, Anganwadi, Food Grain Godowns & Panchayat Office Buildings.

e) Bank Accounts (All workers have covered under Bank account in this District)

  1. Total Active job card holders : 283361
  2. Percentage of Bank accounts opened : 100%

Basic Particulars

Sl. No. Block Name No. of Panchayat No. of Clusters No. of Habitations Total No. of Rural House Holds Total No. of House Holds Registered
1 Villivakkam 13 28 157 13518 7431
2 Puzhal 7 15 60 7597 4744
3 Minjur 55 148 517 40707 31807
4 Sholavaram 39 76 340 23560 16257
5 Gummidipoondi 61 122 410 41932 34857
6 Thiruvalangadu 42 87 202 23189 23876
7 Tiruttani 27 75 224 18179 17880
8 Pallipet 33 99 231 16140 17562
9 R.K. Pet 38 95 287 19393 27793
10 Tiruvallur 38 88 431 30526 25129
11 Poondi 49 93 331 26178 20872
12 Kadambathur 43 78 255 22070 19936
13 Ellapuram 53 142 247 32073 24017
14 Poonamallee 28 48 169 16635 13425
Total 526 1194 3861 331697 285586
Employment Provided for Disabled Persons
Sl. No. Block Name No. of Disabled Persons Registered in NREGA No. of Disabled Persons worked in NREGA (2017 – 2018) Person Days Generated
(2017 – 2018)
1 Villivakkam 71 45 3337
2 Puzhal 37 22 1726
3 Minjur 179 130 7386
4 Sholavaram 143 114 8103
5 Gummidipoondi 159 74 3777
6 Thiruvalangadu 270 196 13045
7 Tiruttani 304 191 13856
8 Pallipet 83 36 2314
9 R.K. Pet 673 406 18517
10 Tiruvallur 249 171 12755
11 Poondi 152 61 3472
12 Kadambathur 146 88 6358
13 Ellapuram 189 87 4717
14 Poonamallee 59 31 2296

Social Audit

  • Social audit has been completed in all 526 Panchayats upto the year 2016-17.

Geo MGNREGA

  • All the Assets created are now geotagged and uploaded in Bhuvan Software. In Phase I Prior to 01.11.2017 only the completed works were geo tagged.
  • In Phase II from 01.11.2017 all the assets are geotagged in 3 stages(Ist Stage : Start of the work, IInd Stage During Execution (30-60% Completion), IIIrd stage After completion).

Aadhar Seedings

  • Out of Total 283361 Active Workers so far 282455 Nos where seeded in NREGA Website at 99.7 %. Out of this 250549 workers accounts were converted into ABPS(Aadhar Based Payment System) at 89%.