NEW DELHI, April 9 - The Centre today released its share of funds to the tune of Rs 12,230 crore to the States for the rural job flagship scheme MGNREGA, days after the Supreme Court pulled it up for not releasing adequate funds for the scheme.
Ministry sources said that this is the biggest amount for the scheme released in one go by the ministry. In a statement, Rural Development Birender Singh said. He added that the government is committed to ensuring flow of adequate resources for fulfilling the programme objectives. � PTI