With the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the government is planning to raise the workdays under its rural employment guarantee programme MNREGA from 100 to 150 days per year.

A proposal in this regard will be considered by the Union Cabinet on Friday, sources said here Tuesday.

Under the MNREGA programme, one member of each rural family is entitled to 100 days of work per year with remuneration of Rs 100 plus amount linked to Consumer Price Index (CPI).

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