Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme and Poverty in India
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Book ID : 38928
ISBN-10 : 81-8387-439-8 / 8183874398
ISBN-13 : 978-81-8387-439-7 / 9788183874397
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
399p., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Poverty and MGNREGS. 2. MGNREGA implementation in India: problems, prospects and remedial strategies with special reference to Kerala. 3. Impact of rural employment guarantee programme and poverty in India. 4. Inclusive growth in economic development with regard rural India. 5. Mahatma Gandhi rural employment guarantee scheme and trends in women empowerment. 6. Implementation of NREGS in the Narasannapeta Mandal of Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. 7. Adult education-an instrument of poverty alleviation. 8. Sustainable agriculture through biotechnology and rural development. 9. Dalit empowerment in Nepal: achievements and challenges. 10. Economic reforms and rural poverty scenario in India. 11. Efforts for promoting decent work in Nepal. 12. Impact of the employment programme in rural women. 13. The urban poverty in India. 14. Impact of national rural employment guarantee scheme (NREGS) in Tamil Nadu. 15. Impact of NREGP on the rural hands of India. 16. Impact of rural employment guarantee programme and poverty in India. 17. Expenditure elasticity of the rural poors and margenalised sections: an organised initiative by government. 18. Expanding opportunity, widening inequality and worsening income distribution under economic (market) globalization. 19. NGO's and rural development in India: an overview. 20. National rural employment guarantee scheme (NREGS): a show case anti-poverty programme. 21. Impact of rural employment guarantee programme and poverty in India. 22. Rural development through the national rural employment guarantee scheme (NREGS). 23. Women component plan. 24. Poverty alleviation programmes for women with special reference to DWCRA programme in Kurnool district. 25. Whether NREGP is a hot to achieve inclusive growth?. 26. Impact of rural employment guarantee programme and poverty in India. 27. Rural poverty drops in India.
Poverty eradication is one of the major objectives of planned development. The magnitude of the problem is still quite staggering. Economic growth is important. Economic growth creates more resources and has the potential of creating more space for the involvement of the poor. But the involvement of the poor depends on the sources of growth and the nature of growth. If the growth is sourced upon those sectors of the economy or those activities that have a natural tendency to involve the poor in their expansion, such growth helps poverty eradication. One of the basic reasons for poverty is lack of income and purchasing power attributable to lack of productive employment and considerable underemployment and not to lack of employment per se. There would be schemes for income generation through supplementary employment guarantee programmes to ensure that the poor have purchasing power to access to foodgrains at prices they can afford. In reality the job guarantee is the equivalent of using a band-aid to staunch a haemorrhage. Under conditions of acute distress in India’s countryside, the government has pledged to provide one member of every rural household 100 days work per year. The NREGP is patterned after the Maharashtran state government’s Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS). This book deals with the empirical studies related to the impact of MGNREGP on poverty in rural India.