Effective Use of Technology for Welfare Schemes – Case of MGNREGS
Source: PIB, Economic Survey 2018-19
- Survey says that efficacy of MGNREGS increased with the use of technology in streamlining it.
- Significant reduction in delays in the payment of wages with adoption of NeFMS and DBT in MGNREGS.
- Demand and supply of work under MGNREGS increased, especially in distressed districts.
- Vulnerable sections of the society viz. women, SC and ST workforce increased under MGNREGS during economic distress