Additional Rs 40,000 crore allocated for MGNREGA to boost employment

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New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on May 17 while unveiling fifth and final tranche of stimulus package, announced additional allocation of Rs 40,000 crore for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to boost employment. “The government will now allocate an additional Rs 40,000 crores to MGNREGS to provide employment boost,” said FM Sitharaman.

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