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Extend MNREGS scheme to garment sector: Exporters Association

Tirupur Exporters Association on Friday asked the Centre to extend the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) to the garment sector, which is vibrant now and ready to provide more employment.

MNREGS has benefited women, unskilled labourers the most

MNREGS, the UPA government's flagship rural employment guarantee scheme, has benefited women and unskilled labourers the most, an official said Tuesday.