Siraj Dutta

November 8, 2014

MGNREGA Reform: Fix the Holes in the Safety Net

That MGNREGA needs to be reformed is evident; however, what needs to change are not the basic tenets of the programme but implementation and supply-side issues that interfere with the smooth running of the programme and block benefits that provide a safety-net to the rural poor in the lean agricultural season and also to tide them through the sudden loss in livelihood opportunities.
August 9, 2012

MGNREGS – From Dream to Reality

Through exposure to and taking part in the awareness campaign, the people of Kuira realize that they have ‘the power, the unity and the right’, to decide the type of work that should be undertaken in their village under the MGNREGS.