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Price index for MNREGS beneficiaries urged

Price index for MNREGS beneficiaries urged
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First Published: Tue, Apr 20 2010. 10 41 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Apr 20 2010. 10 41 PM IST
New Delhi: The ministry of rural development, the nodal agency for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS), has requested the ministry of labour and employment to form a group to examine the issue of creating a separate price index for MNREGS beneficiaries.
Minister of state for rural development Pradeep Jain said this in response to a Parliamentary question.
The ministry has been stating it would look towards creating a separate index for MNREGS wages.
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First Published: Tue, Apr 20 2010. 10 41 PM IST