Rayagada bags national award for MGNREGS


Rayagada, September 11, 2018: Rayagada was conferred with the prestigious national award for outstanding performance under the category of Effective Implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) for the financial year 2016-17 on Tuesday.

District Collector Guha Poonam Tapas Kumar received the Certificate of Appreciation from Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in the national awards distribution function held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

The Ministry of Rural Development has selected the tribal dominated Rayagada district as one the districts across the nation for the MGNREGA annual award for effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during 2016-17.

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