Niranjan asked BJP leaders to get outstanding funds amounting to Rs 7,183.71 crore payable by the Centre to Telangana within three-four days.
In the first phase, a sum of Rs 1.5 crore has been allocated to Thanjavur corporation under the scheme.
In a letter to Union Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh, TMC MPs said the department was not releasing the funds pending for over five months.
As per the scheme, each worker is provided work for 100 days with a minimum daily wage of Rs 257 and the district stands fifth in paying wages to workers in the State.
The collector said that works of at least 500 ponds out of the 813 ponds created at the cost of ₹12.44 crore should be completed by June 15.
A total of 41 Centrally-sponsored schemes are being implemented through 15 departments, and the meeting on Wednesday took up six schemes for review.
Administrative sanction given for Rs 1,073 crore to take up repairs of 9,000 km of rural roads.
Officials of the Panchayat Raj and Rural Development said that MGNREGS is a demand-driven programme and the Centre will increase the mandays as per demand.
Nearly 50 per cent of the workforce under the rural job guarantee scheme in the hill state comprises of women.
In Gujarat, MGNREGA workers do not get wages even after hard work. Also, out of 32 lakh active workers in the state, only 35,000 got 100 days of work.
Officials plan 5,000-10,000 work days for 16.95 lakh daily wagers.
‘Unified MGNREGS wages needed’: Panel flags pay disparity in Centre's flagship rural employment scheme
Having a uniform rate will also be convenient in terms of calculations and indexation in one go for the entire country rather than different States/UTs bringing in their own dynamics, the report said
There should be an action plan for construction, repair and maintenance of roads and he said and directed the officials to ensure there is no shortage of funds.
An analysis of the EPFO data suggests a significant acceleration in the formalization of the job market, during 2021.
National Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme is the need of the hour, include it in the forthcoming Budget, Rama Rao tells Nirmala.