Meghalaya Society for Social Audit and Transparency (MSSAT)
Meghalaya Society for Social Audit & Transparency (MSSAT) is an independent society set up by the Department of Rural Development, Government of Meghalaya to conduct social audits of its flagship programme for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). At present, MSSAT has been entrusted with the mandate to conduct social audits of Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY), a flagship scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development which since inception been providing assistance to BPL families who are either houseless or having inadequate housing facilities for constructing a safe and durable shelter. The area of operation of the Society is extend to the whole state of Meghalaya.
Objective of the Society
- To facilitate conduct of Social audit of the works taken up under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (herein after referred to as the "Act") in every VEC/AEC in the manner prescribed under relevant Rules, and to build the capacities for further strengthening the Social Audit process.
- To submit a summary of findings of such Social Audits during a financial year to the State Government.
For more information visit http://mssat.nic.in