Economics

The main aim of the Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act is to provide ____________.


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100 days employment every year to at least one adult of each rural or urban poor and low-income family


SOLUTION
The scheme guarantees the right to work. It targets at least one adult in a family in rural areas who are willing to do unskilled manual labour. 100 days of employment in each financial year is provided to ensure livelihood to the rural unskilled and unemployed workforce.
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