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International Journal of Trade & Commerce-IIARTC
Impact Factor (IF):5.135 (COSMOS), IF:7.249 (ISRA), IF:3.721 (ISI)
ISSN:2277-5811 (P), ISSN:2278-9065 (O)
Frequency: Half Yearly
An Analytical Study of MGNREGA Poverty Alleviate Programmes in Special Reference of Uttar Pradesh
Author: Deepti, R.C. Lal
The paper has looked at Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2015 MGNREGA analytically and has provided details about funding, employment generation, works undertaken, etc., in Uttar Pradesh. An overview of literature is also provided in this paper. The MGNREGA programme aims at enhancing livelihood security of the rural poor by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. The Act seeks to create durable assets and strengthen the livelihood resource base of the rural poor. The choice of works suggested in the Act address causes of chronic poverty like drought, deforestation, soil erosion, so that the process of employment generation is on a sustainable basis. The outlay for Scheme is Rs. 41,699 crore for the financial year 2015-16. The study has outlined some of the criticisms being levied against MGNREGA. To study the impact of MGNREGA in different villages of Uttar Pradesh, The aspects covered in the study include variation in wages in market and under MGNREGA, nature of works undertaken and economic impact on the beneficiaries of the Scheme.
International Journal of Trade & Commerce (Vol: 5 Issue:1)
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