Mahatma Gandhi NREGA seeks to enhance the livelihood security of the households in rural areas
of the country by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in every financial
year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
To augment wage employment opportunities by providing employment on demand and thereby
extend a security net to the people and simultaneously create durable assets to alleviate some
aspects of poverty and address the issue of development in the rural areas.