The Government today informed that under
MGNREGA, during 2009-10 to 2011-12, a total of 757.09 crore persondays
were generated and a total amount of Rs. 76126.76 crore was paid as
wages to MGNREGA workers as reported by States and Union Territories.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Rural Development Shri
Pradeep Jain in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha
yesterday. He said, as reported by States/ Union Territories, the total
expenditure incurred under MGNREGA was Rs.37, 905.23 crore in 2009-10,
Rs. 39, 377.27 crore in 2010-11 and Rs. 38,034.70 crore in 2011-12.