Employment under MGNREGA in September falls to lowest since Covid outbreak

Demand for work fell by 8.3% last month to touch its lowest at 2.86 crore persons in the last 17 months. But work provided under the scheme continued to be higher than the pre-covid levels. Households that benefited under the scheme in September 2019 stood at 1.20 crore while the persondays work generated was 14.6 crore.
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