MGNREGA - Banking awareness questions on current affairs

1)   What amount of money is allocated in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme in the Union Budget 2015-16?

a. Rs. 5,000 crore
b. Rs. 1,000 Crore
c. Rs. 500 Crore
d. Rs. 2500 Crore
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rs. 5,000 crore

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley increased its allocation to Rs 34,699 crore, the highest it has ever received.