23 August in History


 

On 23rd August 2004 the Lok Sabha passed the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), which ensures a livelihood for millions of poor living in rural areas.

 

The MGNREGA was launched in Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh on 2nd February 2006 and initially covered 200 of the… Read More →

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