Nongpoh: Concern citizens which includes men and women in the Tyrso Village of Ri Bhoi District has alleged that the implementation of the scheme MNREGA in the area is not up to the mark.
According to the RTI filed by Mr.Lespher Mawlong a resident of the area rampant corruption was found. Speaking to reporters the residents of the area informed that this matter was handled alone by the Rangbah Shnoong, who is also the Chairman of the VEC. They alleged that the implementation of MNREGA scheme is being manipulated. According to the RTI there are some job holder cards which is not working, but the money was drawn by the Chairman himself. The most shocking that was found through RTI was that the late husband of one woman, Mrs.Meristila Marsharing who was dead since 2016, is still alive in the job card and the money was regularly drawn by the Chairman. The woman said this is horrible manipulation of the poor and the downtrodden.