Introduction to National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)

V.D. Rohtagi, Sumit Enterprises, 2009, viii, 304 p, ISBN : 8184201482, $53.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Introduction to National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)/V.D. Rohtagi

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Implementation of NREGA. 3. National Resource Centre of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. 4. Empowering people-project initiation under NREGA. 5. The seeds of Revolution through NREGA. 6. Reliability of NREGA. 7. Field experiences: case study of six NREGA States. 8. Trends and signs of impact. Bibliography. Index.
"The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) also known as National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in Indian Legislation was brought into being in 2005. It provides a legal guarantee for one hundred days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work at the statutory minimum wage in view of improving the purchasing power of the rural people chiefly semi unskilled work to people living below poverty line in rural India.

The book encompasses almost the entire aspects of NREGA in a very comprehensive way including its legal and other aspects with case studies." (jacket)

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