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MGNREGS - A Way of Resource Mobilisation for Unskilled Rural People

Journal of Rural and Industrial Development

Volume 4 Issue 2

Published: 2016
Author(s) Name: M. Maschendar Goud, V. Usha Kiran | Author(s) Affiliation:
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Common man has achieved tremendous transformation from the stage of isolation to the stage of decision maker in the era of globalization. Increasing political concerns and neglecting attitude on common man have resulted in huge loss to the dictators and political parties. In view of the importance of common man, a great change has occurred in terms of concern for common man in the present era. Increasing initiations of social schemes like Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is one of the best examples which shows that the government is highly concerned for the development and as well as for empowerment. The main objective of the Act is to provide a safety net for vulnerable groups in rural areas, promote sustainable development of the agricultural economy, empower the rural poor through rights-based law, and advance new ways of doing business through the principles of transparency at grassroots of democracy. The scheme is one of the most popular schemes and worlds biggest, social employment and empowerment initiated by the government. The Act permits to bring out the potential of work force and helps to create infrastructure for the development of the economy. The present paper critically examines the need for social scheme for common man. Further, the paper also contributes the benefits of the scheme. The paper provides the valuable observations on examining the impact of social schemes for the upliftment of common man. It brings out the effectiveness of the scheme on common man.

Keywords: Common Man, Inclusive Growth, Assets and Amenities Created, MGNREGA

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