OBJECTIVE OF THE ACT
The objective of the Act is to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
Maldah district also spelled as Malda or Maldaha) is a district of West Bengal, India. It lies 347 km (215 miles) north of Kolkata, the state capital. Mango, jute and silk are the most notable products of this district. The special variety of mango produced in this region, popularly known by the name of the district, is exported across the world and is acclaimed internationally. The folk culture of gombhira is a feature of the district, being a unique way of representation of joy and sorrow of daily life of the common people, as well as the unique medium of presentation on national and international matters.
District headquarters is English Bazar, also known as Malda, which was once the capital of Bengal. The district maintains the traditions of the past in culture and education. Old Maldah, the town which lies just east of the confluence of the Mahananda and Kalindi rivers, is part of the English Bazar urban agglomeration.
|No. of Household Issued Job Card:||599551||Household Provided Employment:||170373|
|Total Persondays Created (in Lakh):||36.90427|
|Average No.of Days work provided per Household:||21.66|
|No. of Household Provided 100 Days Employment:||1662|
|% of Women Persondays:||33.33%|
|No. of Completed Schemes:||4303|
|No. of On going Schemes:||15053|
|Total Fund Availability:||10107.56991|
|Semiskilled, Skilled Wages:||330.27447|
|Total Expenditure Incurred [as per MPR]:||9099.58605|
|Percentage of Utilization of Fund [as per MPR]:||90.03%|
|Percentage of Utilization of Fund (MIS-ON LINE):||87.01%|
|Expenditure per G.P:||62.32593|
|Unskilled Wages : Semi+Skilled+Material (60 : 40):||59 : 41|
|Expenditure during the month:||684.46960|
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