Cost of Material with wages can not exceed 40% under MNREGA

By | June 24, 2016



New Delhi, the 22nd June, 2016

S.O. 2182(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 29 of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (42 of 2005) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary and expedient so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in Schedule I to the said Act, namely:—

In the said Act, in Schedule I, for paragraph 20, the following paragraph shall be substituted, namely:-

(20) “For all works taken up under the Scheme, by the Gram Panchayat and other implementing agencies, the cost of the material component including the wages of the skilled and semi-skilled workers, shall not exceed forty percent at the district level.”

[F. No. J-11011/02/2016-MGNREGA (RE-I)]


Note: Schedule I of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (42 of 2005) was first amended vide number S.O. 323(E), dated 6th March, 2007 and subsequently amended vide following numbers:-

1. S.O. 88(E), dated the 14th January, 2008

2. S.O. 1489(E), dated the 18th June, 2008

3. S.O. 3000(E), dated the 31st December, 2008

4. S.O. 1824(E), dated the 22nd July, 2009

5. S.O. 1860(E), dated the 30th July, 2009

6. S.O. 1484(E), dated the 30th June, 2011

7. S.O. 2202(E), dated the 22nd September, 2011

8. S.O. 2423(E), dated the 21st October, 2011

9. S.O. 1022(E), dated the 4th May, 2011

10. S.O. 2754(E), dated the 21st November, 2012

11. S.O. 164(E), dated the 14th January, 2013

12. S.O. 867(E), dated the 1st April, 2013

13. S.O. 1770(E), dated the 20th June, 2013

14. S.O. 3423(E), dated the 11th November, 2013

15. S.O. 19(E), dated the 3rd January, 2014

16. S.O. 1888(E), dated the 21st July, 2014

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