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Natural Resource Management and Livelihood Unit. Centre for Science and Environment

New Delhi, India


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Managing Territories, Cities, and the Rural World

An Ecological Act: A Backgrounder to the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)
¤ Natural Resource Management and Livelihood Unit. Centre for Science and Environment ¤ 16 October 2009
The paper makes a case for using the NREGA, in India, into an effective development tool. While listing its development opportunities, the paper flags off the many challenges for it. The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005, or NREGA, in India, was brought into force by the Union government in February 2006. The Act is far-reaching in its intent and scope. It is the first nation-wide employment scheme that guarantees employment legally to India’s rural population. Naturally, it has (...) read more

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