What are the main features of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee
- MGNREGA 2005 was passed in September 2005.
- The act provides 100 days assured employment every year to every rural household in 200 districts.
- Later, the scheme will be extended to 600 districts. One-third of the jobs could be reserved for women.
- If government failed to provide employment, the salary for 100 days would be given.