Question raised in Rajya Sabha on compensation for not being provided with employment under MGNREGA, 13/03/2020

As per Section 7 of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (Mahatma Gandhi NREGA), unemployment allowance is payable in case an applicant is not provided employment within 15 days of receipt of his application seeking employment or from the date on which employment has been sought in case of an advance application, whichever is later.