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Infographic: How MGNREGS rescued migrant workers

MGNREGS has come to the rescue of millions of migrant workers who returned to their hometowns during the coronavirus pandemic

Mudit Kapoor | Mohsin Sheikh | October 23, 2020 | Updated 13:15 IST
Infographic: How MGNREGS rescued migrant workers
MGNREGS - A scheme that has always triggered debate

Many migrant workers who returned to their hometowns due to coronavirus outbreak were able to find jobs under the social security scheme MGNREGS. In fact, government hiked funds for the scheme to a historic high to boost rural employment. But benefits of MGNREGS have been questioned in the past. This BusinessToday.In infographic takes a deep dive into a scheme that has always triggered debate.

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