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201. 

Uttar Pradesh has provided employment to how many workers in 56,981 village panchayats of the state under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme?

[A]. 57.12 lakh
[B]. 27.12 lakh
[C]. 37.12 lakh
[D]. 47.12 lakh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

In accordance with the official government data, on June 15, 2020, Uttar Pradesh has provided employment to 57 lakh 12975 workers in 56,981 village panchayats of the state under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, making it the top Indian state to provide highest employment under MGNREGS. This employment is 18% of the total work generated under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in the country.

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