Farmers in Udhampur hail PM Modi for increasing MGNREGA wages

Udhampur (JandK), June 02 (ANI): Farmers in Udhampur hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for increasing MGNREGA wages as they get dual benefit from the scheme. Rural Development department start executing various works under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in JandK with due adherence of proper SOP guidelines. The workers shall have to wear masks and maintain proper distancing while carrying out the works. The aim of starting MGNREGA is to give relief to daily-wage workers so that they can earn their livelihood through various Panchayat level schemes. Farmers said that they now get triple benefit- they get proper farm land, earn money by getting jobs in their own village and grow more and more vegetables and seasonal crops.