NREGA - National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), initiated by the Government of India (Ministry of Rural development) in 2006, guarantees 100 days of wage employment per year to every rural household willing to do unskilled manual work.

On this page, you will find information about the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), including details on the Job Card List, how to download, and registration processes.

Job Card List 2024

If you've applied for an NREGA job card and want to see if your name is in the job card list for your village or area, just follow these easy steps:

  • Visit https://nrega.nic.in/.
  • Once you're on the NREGA homepage, scroll down until you see 'Quick Access' near the bottom, and click on it.
NREGA Quick Access Menu
  • A small window will pop up. Here, you need to click on 'Panchayats GP/PS/ZP Login'. You'll see this option among six others, like:
  1. Panchayats GP/PS/ZP Login
  2. District/Block Admin Login
  3. Other Implementation Agency Login
  4. State-level FTO Entry
  5. State-level Data Entry
  6. State Reports
NREGA State List
  • You'll need to enter information like your State name, Financial Year, District, Block, and Panchayat name on the new page.
Address Information Page ro check job card list
  • After filling in the details, hit the 'Proceed' button. This takes you to a page with six options, including:
  1. Job Card / Registration
  2. Demand, Allocation & Muster roll
  3. Work
  4. Irregularities / Analysis
  5. IPPE
  6. Registers
Gram Panchayat report page MGNREGA
  • If you're looking to find your name in the NREGA Job Card List, click on 'Job Card / Registration', and then go to 'Job card/Employment Register'.

This will open up the register, where you can look for your name on the list. The job card list uses colors to show different statuses:

ColorDescription
GreenJob card with photo, employment availed
GrayJob card with photo, no employment availed
SunflowerJob card without photo, employment availed
RedJob card without photo, no employment availed
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To check the Muster roll, simply click 'Muster roll' under 'R2. Demand, Allocation & Musteroll'. Choose a financial year and select 'Filled Muster roll' or 'Issued Muster Roll'. This reveals your village's Muster Roll with tasks listed and government approvals.
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To check NREGA Attendance, simply click on 'Alert On Attendance' in the R2 section on the Gram Panchayat Reports page. You'll see a list with each beneficiary's workdays, including key details like state, registration ID, and days worked.

State-wise Job Card List

To see the state-wise NREGA Job Card List, choose your state from the below table and find your village's list.

ANDAMAN AND NICOBARANDHRA PRADESH
ARUNACHAL PRADESHASSAM
BIHARCHANDIGARH
CHHATTISGARHDADRA & NAGAR HAVELI
DAMAN & DIUGOA
GUJARATHARYANA
HIMACHAL PRADESHJAMMU AND KASHMIR
JHARKHANDKARNATAKA
KERALALAKSHADWEEP
MADHYA PRADESHMAHARASHTRA
MANIPURMEGHALAYA
MIZORAMNAGALAND
ODISHAPONDICHERRY
PUNJABRAJASTHAN
SIKKIMTAMIL NADU
TRIPURAUTTAR PRADESH
UTTARAKHANDWEST BENGAL
TELANGANALADAKH

Job Card Registration

If you're eligible for the NREGA scheme but haven't applied for a job card yet and wish to do so, please follow the steps outlined below.

  • First, sign up on the UMANG app or UMANG Portal at https://web.umang.gov.in/.
  • Use your mobile number and OTP to log in to the portal.
  • On the UMANG homepage, search for MGNREGA in the search bar.
  • Click on the MGNREGA service option that appears.
MGNREGA Servicess On UMANG
  • On the MGNREGA Service Portal page, select 'Apply for Job Card' and enter your General Details and Applicant Details.
NREGA Registration Form
  • Complete and submit your application.
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On MGNREGA (UMANG) page, you will find options like Apply for Job Card, Download NREGA Job Card, and Track NREGA Job Card Status. Here, you can check the status of your job card and also download your job card if you wish.

MIS Report Check

MIS stands for Management Information System. To view it, you must follow these steps:

  • First, visit the official NREGA website.
  • Then click on the Reports section available on the homepage.
  • After clicking, a page will open where you enter the captcha.
  • Next, enter your state name and the financial year.
  • The NREGA MIS Report will then be displayed to you.
NREGA MIS Report Page

On the NREGA MIS report page, you will see a total of 36 options. You can click on any of these to get the information you need.

NREGA State-wise Wage Rate List

State-specific daily wage rates for unskilled manual laborers (in Rupees). Source - Wage rate notification for FY2023-24.

Name of State/ Union territoryWage rate in rupees per day
Andhra PradeshRs. 272.00
Arunachal PradeshRs. 224.00
AssamRs. 238.00
BiharRs. 228.00
ChhattisgarhRs. 221.00
GoaRs. 322.00
GujaratRs. 256.00
HaryanaRs. 357.00
Himachal PradeshNon-scheduled Areas-Rs. 224.00
Scheduled Tribes Areas-Rs.280.00
Jammu and KashmirRs. 244.00
LadakhRs. 244.00
JharkhandRs. 228.00
KarnatakaRs. 316.00
KeralaRs. 333.00
Madhya PradeshRs. 221.00
MaharashtraRs. 273.00
ManipurRs. 260.00
MeghalayaRs. 238.00
MizoramRs. 249.00
NagalandRs. 224.00
OdishaRs. 237.00
PunjabRs. 303.00
RajasthanRs. 255.00
Sikkim *(Gnathang, Lachung and Lachen)Rs 236.00 *(Rs. 354.00)
Tamil NaduRs. 294.00
TelanganaRs. 272.00
TripuraRs. 226.00
Uttar PradeshRs. 230.00
UttarakhandRs. 230.00
West BengalRs. 237.00
Andaman DistrictRs. 311.00
Nicobar DistrictRs. 328.00
Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and DiuRs. 297.00
LakshadweepRs. 304.00
PuducherryRs. 294.00

Objectives

The NREGA scheme aims to:

  • Provide a minimum of 100 days of employment to households with adults ready to perform unskilled physical labor.
  • Build beneficial assets to enhance the livelihoods of the poor.
  • Foster social inclusion actively.
  • Strengthen the Panchayat Raj System.
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By December 15, 2022, the MGNREGS had offered jobs to 11.37 crore households, generating a total of 289.24 crore person-days of employment.

Work Coverage Under the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA

Under MGNREGA, work involves various projects to boost rural infrastructure and natural resources, such as:

  • Water Conservation: Building trenches, dams, and check dams.
  • Drought Proofing: Planting trees and forests.
  • Irrigation: Creating small irrigation canals and facilities like farm ponds.
  • Water Body Renovation: Cleaning tanks.
  • Flood Control: Managing drainage and repairing channels.
  • Rural Connectivity: Making village roads and culverts.
  • Infrastructure: Constructing community buildings like the Rajiv Gandhi Sewa Kendra.
  • Agriculture: Implementing organic farming methods like vermicomposting.
  • Livestock: Building shelters for poultry and goats, and feed supplements.
  • Fisheries: Developing seasonal water body fisheries.
  • Coastal Work: Establishing fish drying yards.
  • Drinking Water: Installing soak pits.
  • Sanitation: Building household toilets and waste management systems.
  • Other Works: Any additional activities approved by the government.

Helpline Number

Get state-specific helpline numbers and email addresses for any complaints related to the NREGA scheme.

Ministry of Rural Development - Govt. of India
Address: Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110001 INDIA

Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you can find questions and answers related to MGNREGA.

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When was NREGA launched in India?

NREGA, aimed at providing the 'right to work', was enacted on August 23, 2005, and launched in February 2006. It was introduced under the UPA government led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, with the bill being tabled by Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, the Minister for Rural Development.

When was NREGA renamed MGNREGA?

n 2009, NREGA was officially renamed MGNREGA due to an amendment in the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005, altering the Act's name from NREGA to MGNREGA.

Who is eligible for NREGA?

Any adult from a rural household willing to do unskilled manual labor is eligible for MGNREGA, entitling them to 100 days of wage employment per financial year.

What are required documents for MGNREGA Job Card

To get a MGNREGA Job Card, you need a residence proof (like a ration card or electricity bill), identity proof for adults (18–60 years) in the household (Aadhaar card or voter ID), and optionally, two passport-sized photos.


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