Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005.

The MGNREGA was launched on 4th May 2006 in the district and first job card was issued during the Independence Day celebration by the Deputy Commissioner, ie, on 15th August 2006.

The district have constituted Area Employment Council (AEC) as Gram Panchayat and Village Employment Council (VEC) as Gram Sabha as the district do not have the above institutions.
At a Glance (Fin. 2011-12)
Employment Provided to Household 12,769
Persondays 24 
SC 0
ST 3,01,060
Women 1,50,530
Others 0
Total 3,01,060
Total Fund Rs. 4,69,54,000
Expenditure Rs. 4,02,77,000
Work Taken up 258
Work Completed 28
Work Progress 230
At a Glance (Cumulative)
Employment Provided to HH 73,153
Persondays 60
SC 49,000
ST 44,67,750
Women 22,70,880
Others 0
Total 45,15,750
Total Fund Rs. 558,3,05,000
Expenditure Rs. 55,83,05,000
Work Taken up 2,411
Work Completed 1,915
Work Progress 496
Design: NIC District Unit, South Garo Hills, Bahgmara
Content Provided: The District Administration, South Garo Hills