Has NREGA Reached India's Rural Poor?
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Oxford University Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $45.00|
| Book Description: |
The book assesses the effectiveness of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), initiated by the Indian government in 2005, in reaching its intended beneficiaries-the rural poor-in Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu. Applying a cross-disciplinary approach, it positions the implementation of NREGA within the larger context of corruption, poverty alleviation, political representation of vulnerable groups, access to information, andcommunity social... More Description