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What does NREGS stand for?

NREGS stands for National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (India)


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Till 9th December 2014, about eight crore transactions have been made through the Aadhaar Payment Bridge for various Government welfare programs such as Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, Tribal welfare schemes, Pensions, amounting to Rs.
Officially valid documents for KYC include passport, driving licence, voter ID card, PAN card, letter issued by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and job card issued by Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme and signed by a state government official.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed an increase of `5,75,000 crore for social sector schemes like Bharat Nirman, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme and National Rural Health Mission.
The scheme aims to transfer the benefits of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) to the villagers through use of smart cards and is proposed to be expanded to 19 lead districts of SBI in a phased manner, Shiva Kumar, chief general manager (CGM), SBI, Bhubaneswar circle said.
The finance minister pointed out that farmers are not interested in spending money for replanting and hence the federal government should extend the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme to these rubber farmers who go in for replanting.