International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 11, Part L (2015)
Performance of Mahathma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)
Mahathma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme is a star programme of central government which ensures livelihood rights to rural people. After a decade of implementation of the scheme, this study is conducted at gross root level to review the performance. The study has conducted with secondary data of Rajakkalpatti panchayat of Madurai district in Tamil Nadu. The study finds that majority of scheduled caste and Below Poverty line families were registered under this scheme. Less than half of the potential labours only registered. Women registration and participation is high in this Gram Panchayat. More than half of the labourers are effective and fit for unskilled work. Within a quarter of period more than half of the labourers were registered under this scheme. Majority of beneficiaries were received job card in stipulated time. Less than one fourth of families only utilized 100 days work in reference year. Person days generated were decreasing and quality of work is also decreased. Government should take action to ensure the quality of work.
How to cite this article:
I Balu. Performance of Mahathma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). 2015; 1(11): 830-832.