MGNREGA Attendance Rule Change: On the guidelines of the Union Ministry of Rural Development, it has been made mandatory for the laborers working under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to put digital attendance from January 1, 2023. The purpose of the change in this law is to prevent corruption, as well as to fix accountability and avoid duplication in muster rolls.
Know what is the order
According to the order issued by the Center, it is mandatory for those working under MNREGA to register on the mobile app National Mobile Monitoring System at the workplace. In this scheme, exemption has been given to the individual beneficiary.
MNREGA guarantees employment
MNREGA law has been implemented to guarantee employment to people in rural areas of the country. Employment is guaranteed under this law. With this people can earn their living. Many changes have been made in the rules related to this law, so that corruption can be curbed. It may be known that the Central Government had written a letter to all the States and Union Territories on December 23, 2022, to make Digital Attendance mandatory.
this was the reason
At present, there was a provision of digital attendance for those working under MNREGA. However, there was a condition for this, which has now been removed. Till now more than 20 workers were required, only there was a provision to register digitally. Now it has been made mandatory for all workplaces. Under digital attendance, the time is mentioned twice on the mobile app and the pictures of the laborers are geotagging.