Ganjam Shows Strong Performance in MGNREGA Implementation, Emerges Number One in Country Again

Berhampur: Ganjam district has shown strong performance in the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and has emerged number one in the country in generating man-days and providing 100 days of work to the people under the rural employment scheme again.

The southern Odisha district has occupied the top position in the country in generating man-days and providing 100 days of work to rural households under MGNREGA till January 22 of this financial year.

As per Ganjam Zilla Parishad (ZP) CDO-cum-EO Keerthi Vassan V, 63,449 households in the district have been provided 100 days of employment.

The district also generated 2.26 crore man-days under the rural employment scheme during the same period and topped the country, he said.

District Collector Dibya Jyoti Parida emphasized that the focus of the district administration has been on community-centric as well as individual projects in order to provide not only works to people in need but also to create beautiful durable assets to change the face of rural Ganjam.

The community projects such as rural parks, tourism circuits, tanks and canal renovation, check dams and rural connectivity etc. have been taken up under the MGNREGA. Similarly, individual projects such as cattle sheds, goat sheds, poultry shelters, Mo Upakari Bagicha, fodder cultivation etc, have been implemented in a massive scale on priority basis.

The Ganjam admin has also taken up innovative projects like one cattle hostel in every block for the land less beneficiaries under the scheme

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