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Burdwan emerges top in providing 100-days' work under MGNREGA

 The Union Rural Development Ministry has informed the district administration of Burdwan that it has emerged numero uno in the country in providing 100-days' work under the MGNREGA.

PTI| Updated: Jan 28, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

Burdwan: The Union Rural Development Ministry has informed the district administration of Burdwan that it has emerged numero uno in the country in providing 100-days' work under the MGNREGA.

District Magistrate Saumitra Mohan said a letter regarding the matter has reached his office, where he has been invited to accept a recognition from the Prime Minister at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on February 2.

"The letter has also highlighted the high rate of participation of SC, ST and woman in works under the MGNREGA and has termed it as satisfactory," Mohan said adding the feat was achieved due to relentless work of the entire district administration and officials working in the rural sector. PTI CORR

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