Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding proper implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005, 12/05/2011

  • 12/05/2011

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Centre for Environment & Food Security Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/05/2011 regarding proper implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 and the schemes framed thereunder.

Supreme Court directs all the State Governments to file affidavits stating whether they have accepted and are duly implementing the NREGA Operational Guidelines issued by the Government of India. Also directs the Central Government to consider the entire matter objectively within the framework of the provisions of the statute and place on record the directions or measures which it proposes to issue to all the States to prevent recurrence of what has happened in the State of Orissa which failed in implementing the scheme and the various provisions of the Act.

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