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Reviewing the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme

Jha, Raghbendra; Gaiha, Raghav; Shankar, Shylashri


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.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic and Political Weekly


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