MGNREGA: Work demand still strong, supply flat

Demand for work under the rural employment guarantee scheme remained at highly elevated levels since May.

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However, JNU professor Himanshu believes that the allocation will fall short since demand for work will still remain high in the next fiscal.

Demand for work under the rural employment guarantee scheme remained at highly elevated levels since May; while the supply responded adequately in June-July, it has since declined.

In December, the demand was still up 56% on year, but the supply hardly grew.

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