Reviewing the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme

Raghbendra Jha, Raghav Gaiha, Shylashri Shankar

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    This article presents results on the participation of rural workers in the National Rural Employment Guarantee programme based on a pilot survey of three villages in Udaipur district in Rajasthan. Its focus is on participation in the nreg programme of different socio-economic groups and the determinants of the participation of these groups. It is found that the mean participation was 59 days and that targeting was satisfactory. The performance of the programme has been far from dismal.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)44-48
    JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
    Issue number11
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


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