Kathodi-Sahariya tribes to get 200 days Employment in MNREGA

Sahariya, Khairua and Kathodi tribes people are eligible to get 100 days additional employment after completing the 100-day mandatory quota under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act(NREGA) works. The provision for additional employment was made by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot last year, in view of miserable economic conditions and need of financial support to families of these tribe. The Chief Minister has extended the same provision for the current fiscal, an official spokesman said today. Requisite financial and administrative sanctions for the purpose has been made by Mr Gehlot, who also holds the Finance portfolio, the spokesman said.