Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Case Study

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KNOWLEDGE REGARDING MAHATMA GANDHI NATIONAL RURAL EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE ACT AMONG ADULT MOTHROWALA, DEHRADUN. Mrs.G RAMALAKSMI, Vice principal/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR SGRR COLLEGE OF NURSING SGRR UNIVERSITY PATELNAGAR, DEHRADOON,UTTARAKHUND PHONE NUMBER: 8126102381, Mail Id- Abstract: Introduction: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is consider as a silver bullet for eradicating rural poverty and unemployment by ways of generating demand for productive labour force in rural areas for self sustaining through productive assets creation such as providing 100 days employment, road construction, cleaning up of water tanks, soil and water conservation.A study to assess…show more content…
According to Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, payment for work should be made within 14 days of completion of work. However delay in payment and incorrect payment are common. The first survey on employment and unemployment in 2010 estimated unemployment in the…show more content…
In its world development report 2014, the World Bank termed it a ‘Stellar Example of Rural Development’.In 1972-1973 employment Guarantee Scheme was first announced in Maharashtra. It is First Indian state to have an employment generating scheme based on a right to livehood approach. In 1980 the food for work program was restructure and renamed as National Rural Employment programme(NREP). It was based on 50% of the central funding. Around 3,00,400 million man days and community assets of sustainable nature were expected to be produced. In 6th the 6th plan, this programme was reviewed and continued. In the 7thplan , aspect of social forestry was introduced in NREP. Rural Landless Employment Gurantee Programme(RLEGP) was introduced in 1983 to supplement the NREP. It was 100% centrally sponsored scheme. Under this programme preferences were given to landless laborers,women, scheduled .In Uttarakhand, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gaurantee Act was initially launched in 3districts i.e., Chamoli,Champawat and Tehri in 2006-2007. In Second Phase (2007-2008),two additional districts, i.e., Haridwar and Utham singh Nagar were added. In the last phase, all there maining districts have been notified under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gaurantee Act. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM “A study to assess the knowledge

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