Wages of MGNREG workers hiked : CM

Wages of MGNREG workers hiked : CM

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Puducherry, Sep 4 : Chief Minister V Narayanasamy informed the Assembly on Wednesday that the government has enhanced the wages of workers of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREG) scheme by Rs 5000.

Making a suo-motu statement in the house, Mr Narayanasamy said the workers who were getting Rs.7500 hitherto will get Rs.12500 hereafter.

The enhancement will come into force from today and the exchequer will incur an additional burden of Rs.78.2 lakh, the Chief Minister added.(UNI)