A Study on the Performance of MGNREGA in Karnataka

  • N Harish Lecturer in Economics, Adarsha PU College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Keywords: Unemployment, Poverty, Economic conditions, Poor People, Economy, Rural Employment etc


Unemployment, poverty, and inequality are related phenomena. Any success in solving one of these troubles would suggest some success in fixing the other. ‘Poverty and unemployment are two sides of the same coin when we are going to solve one problem in society, 2nd has been taken care of that. The poverty and unemployment at the existing state of affairs are the most extreme problems of the Indian economy’. The Government’s policy and programs have emphasized poverty alleviation, generation of employment and earnings opportunities, and provision of infrastructure and basic services to meet the wishes of rural poor. For realizing these objectives, self-employment and wage employment programs continued to grant in one structure or another. As a measure to strengthen the grass-root stage democracy. The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is an Indian job warranty scheme, enacted via regulation on August 25, 2005, and renamed as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) on 2nd October 2009 includes things to do below nine special heads to furnish employment to village communities and enhance their livelihoods. On February 2, 2006, amidst outstanding hype and hope, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) came into force in 200 of India’s backward districts. In 2007, it was extended to cowl some other 130 districts and two with effect from April 1, two 2008 the two Act is two covering all rural India.

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