Economists feel the jump would have been sharper if more funds had been made available under the programme.
The total number of individuals who worked under the MNREGA in 2015-16 was 722.59 lakh, 766.91 lakh in 2016-17, 759.15 lakh in 2017-18 and 777.41 lakh in 2018-19.
These employees had been under the scanner for allegedly making fake payments and indulging in other irregularities in implementation of MGNREGA scheme.
Leader of the Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu has demanded that the State government clear the bills for the works taken up under MGNREGA.
MAUD Minister and Rajanna-Sircilla MLA KT Rama Rao has proposed an action plan to make the district clean and green.
Yediyurappa took oath as CM while the state was barely recovering from drought. However, the change in political landscape also brought in floods.
The cleaning was considered the first step towards the canal rejuvenation project planned under Jalasamridhi project, a water resources management plan for Kattakada assembly constituency.
Responding to a question in the Assembly, Banerjee said the Centre was "restricting works" under the rural job scheme.
The deputy CM said that nine lakh people were engaged in MGNREGA work in December last year and 32 lakh people were given work till March.
The minister also made it clear that government does not want to continue with MGNREGA forever as it is for poor.
The timely payment of wages directly into the bank account of MGNREGS worker is expected to increase in demand for work under the programme in distressed areas, according to the survey.
Ayushman Bharat will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.
Under MGNREGA, wage seekers are entitled to receive compensation at the rate of 0.05 per cent of the unpaid wages per day.
Despite 2017-18 being touted as the year with the highest-ever allocation of funds under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, official data shows otherwise.
The restructuring of fund flow was done after the 14th Finance Commission enhanced states’ share of divisible pool of taxes from 32 per cent to 42 per cent.