Name of the Officer-in-Charge Sri Indranil Bhattacharyya, WBCS(Exe)
Contact Details Address: 10,Biplabi Haren Ghosh Sarani,Howrah-711101
Telephone No-2638-1590/91, Fax-2638-1918
E-Mail:- nregahowrah[at]gmail[dot]com
Name of the Staffs
Duties of the department & Services
  • To provide livelihood security of the households in the rural aears of the district by ensuring 100 days employment to every household whose adult members volunteer to do un skilled manual work.
  • Creation of assets by way of water conversation & water harvesting, drought proofing, micro field canal irrigation canals,renovation of traditional water bodies ,land development, rural connetivity, flood control,tree plantation and convergence mode involving scheme/activities with other line department.
Administrative Structure (HR) of the Section
Functions in detail & Public Services Provided
  1. MGNREGS guarantees employment to rural people during the lean period when traditional rural economic activities are in slump.
  2. Targeting Socio-Economically deprived segment by earmarking specific shelf of activities, ensuring same wage rate to facilitate their better sustainance.
  3. Special Drive to IEC programme to generate awareness about their rights in this programme among the economically weaker section of the rural population.
  4. Prioritising Individual Benefit schemes to transform the beneficiaries to stakeholders.
  5. Creating durable assets to strengthen rural infrastructure.
  6. Participatory planning to assess the seasonal work demand through Sansad wise labour budget preparation and encouraging scheme selection by the beneficiaries in the Annual Action Plan thus nurturing a sense of empowerment among the weaker section.
  7. In case of no work allocation inspite of work demand, the practice of unemployment allowance is followed.
  8. For providing the scope to evaluate the quality of work and monitoring, Social Audit is regularly conducted involving the beneficiaries of the schemes.
  9. Provision of compensatory benefits in case of accident or death of works in work site.
Relevant acts guideline & circulars (for public domain)
Important Links