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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Rural Development

DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 741

TO BE ANSWERED ON 05.03.2008 

 NREG Scheme in Karnataka .

741.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

Will the Minister of RURAL DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) whether it is a fact that in Karnataka under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, in 6 districts only 13 households were provided with 50 mandays of employment in 7 months at a total cost of Rs.6 crores;

(b) what is the present status and achievement of NREGA in Karnataka so far, indicating the number of districts covered, number of families enrolled under the scheme;

(c) the details of employment given and the expenditure incurred thereon; and

(d) the total number of households which have registered for employment under the scheme?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI CHANDRA SEKHAR SAHU)

(a): In the 6 districts of Karnataka where NREGA was implemented with effect from

1.4.2007, 13 households have completed 100 days of employment during the current financial year up to January, 2008.

(b) to (d): NREGA was implemented in 5 districts in the State in the first phase with effect from 2.2.2006. It was extended to 6 additional districts in the second phase with effect from 1.4.2007. Details of the status of implementation in the State for the years 2006-07 and 2007-08(up to January, 2008) are given in the Annexure.

Annexure as referred to in reply to parts (b), (c) and (d) of the Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 741 due for reply on 05.03.2008.

Status of implementation of NREGA in Karnataka in 2006-07

No. of districts covered

No. of households issued job cards

No. of households demanded employment

No. of households provided employment

Persondays of employment generated (in Lakhs)

Total Expenditure incurred (Rs. In Lakhs)

5

795600

548532

545185

222.01

24829.67

 

Status of implementation of NREGA in Karnataka in 2007-08 (up to January, 2008)

No. of districts covered

No. of households issued job cards

No. of households demanded employment

No. of households provided employment

Persondays of employment generated (in Lakhs)

Total Expenditure incurred (Rs. In Lakhs)

11

1458167

372420

372174

158.87

19608