KAAC Receives Covetous Award for Effective Implementation of MGNREGS

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Special correspondent; New Delhi/Diphu, Jun 19: The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) under Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) was given Award and Certificate of Appreciation by Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar for outstanding performance under the category of Effective Implementation of MGNREGS for the financial year 2015-16, sources said.

The covetous award was received on behalf of the KAAC by its principal secretary Joyshree Daulaguphu at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Monday in presence of ministers and other dignitaries. The district was placed in the 2nd position in national level for its effective performance and execution of the works as per the guidelines given by the ministry.

Karbi Anglong districts has 11 development blocks dealing with MGNREGS aiming at enhancing the livelihood security of people in rural areas by guaranteeing hundred days of wage-employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.