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What does NREGS stand for?

NREGS stands for National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (India)

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The Report Card released by Sam Sharpe, Head of Office, DFID, India, says that the "satisfaction level" of people with various government services has increased amazingly in recent months with pension topping the chart at 81 per cent, followed by health facilities (80 per cent), issuance of certificates (78 per cent), ration shops (78 per cent), schools (75 per cent), Anganwadis (74 per cent) and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (65 per cent).
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.