Q. Consider the following statements regarding MGNREGA
1. It is a guaranteed wage employment scheme applicable in both rural and urban areas
2. It provides provision for 1/3 reservation for women
3. Gram Sabha has the power for issuing of job cards
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3u00a0

Answer: B

Statement 1 is incorrect: MGNREGA guarantees 100 days of work a year to every rural household with an aim to enhance the livelihood security of people. 

Statement 2 is correct 

Statement 3 is correct 

Source: The Hindu