It provides 100 days of wage labour to rural households
it is one of the best anti-poverty scheme to ensure livelihood security
in it 23%, 17% and 53% of jobs are reserved for sc, st and women respectively
it is aimed at sustainable development to address the cause of draught, soil erosion, etc.
It provides 100 days assured employment every year.
later , this scheme will be extended to 600 districts . one third of the proposed jobs would be reserved for women . if an applicant is not provided employment within 15 days the he/she will be entitled to a daily unemployment allowance