International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 8, Part L (2016)
Management aspects of the MGNREGS in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh
CH Appa Rao, G Rajulu and C Balakotaiah
The main focus of the paper is to assess provisions, facilities, management and execution aspects of the MGNREGS on the Tribal communities in backward districts of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh. This would enable US to understand and examine the institutional mechanisms under which the entire programme is being implemented. About 55 per cent of the total respondents have received their job cards in less than ten days and 84per cent of them completed the stipulated 100 days. Average wage of the respondents in the study area is ₹131, but it is high when compared to districts and state average wage (₹116) for the year 2014-15. A higher number of respondents reported that proper medical care is not provided to them during the working days. There is a political intervention in the MGNREGS works at various levels in both the sample areas. The awareness about muster rolls and measurement book practices is very essential to the workers but the aspect of reading out the entries in the measurement book and muster rolls by the workers at the work site is only 9.6 per cent. The sample respondents felt that MGNREGS was successful in stopping out-migration. Transparency and accountability that is important for efficient utilisation of the resources for the maximum benefit of the tribal communities. For this micro level execution is needed to find out problems involved in implementation of the scheme in interior tribal areas.
How to cite this article:
CH Appa Rao, G Rajulu, C Balakotaiah. Management aspects of the MGNREGS in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(8):817-825.