Government starts mega drive to link NREGS a/c with Aadhaar

National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) 

The Government has begun a drive to bring every dynamic laborer of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) under the Aadhaar structure to cut down duplication under the plan and avert spillage of assets.

The provincial advancement service, in an interview with the Bureau of money related administrations, will arrange camps in towns to look for the assent of the recipients for seeding their ledgers to their Aadhaar numbers.”Linking with Aadhaar will enable us to decrease spillages in the exchange of assets to the recipient’s record… The biometric confirmation guarantees that cash is contacting the perfect individual,” a senior authority told ET. Provincial advancement service has restricted in Indian Banks’ Association alongside 13 private part banks for the activity.

So far half of the 10.7 crore dynamic laborers under NREGS have connected their financial balances with the 12-digit Aadhaar personality. “While we had assembled Aadhaar data of more than 85% specialists, banks need to get the assent firsthand,” another senior country improvement service official said.

The camps, which started on July 25, will be held till September 10 the nation over.

The administration has issued the standard working strategy to banks and NREGS authorities for getting the accent shapes from the recipients amid the camp.


In a noteworthy tidy up work out, the government is at the same time leading an activity to weed out sham and invalid employment cards under NREGS.

Almost 1.12 crore work cards have been erased after they were observed to be fake. Of these, more than 10 lakh laborers, not any more intrigued by enlisting for the NREGS, have surrendered their occupation cards to the administration.

Amid April-July period up until now, more than 93.5 crore individual days of work have been produced under the plan with 86% installments set aside a few minutes.

Deferral in installments is one of the significant reactions of the plan. This year, the provincial improvement service discharged Rs 23,443 crore — a large portion of the budgetary assignment under the plan — to states in April to guarantee there was sufficient stream of assets and to maintain a strategic distance from delays.

The rest of the sum is relied upon to be discharged to the states in September after the accommodation of a nitty gritty review report. The service has likewise been asked to upscale the National Electronic Fund Management System for guide subsidize exchanges to recipients’ records to all states.

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