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Title:
PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE OF MGNREGA IN HIMACHAL PRADESH: A CASE STUDY OF CHAMBA DISTRICT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

Authors:
Deep Singh


Volume - 2 Issue - 10, Pages - 4948-4960

Abstract:
The MNREGA being the largest employment providing programme in human history and is unlike any other wage employment programme in its scale and thrust. MNREGA provides a legal guarantee for wage employment of hundred days in a financial year. It is a demand driven programme where work is being provided by the demand of work by the wage seekers. MNREGA aims to overcome problems of target groups through its self-targeting mechanism of beneficiary selection that is a large percentage of poorest of poor and marginalized seeker of employment under scheme. MNREGA is bottom-up, people oriented, demand centered, self selecting, right based design and unprecedented employment providing programme. MNREGA is a landmark initiative to alleviate poverty and generate productive wage employment. This employment generation programme is a new lifeline for the rural people who earn their livelihood. Chamba district is one of the most backward districts of country so MNREGA plays an important role in the economic development of the district. Keeping this in mind, an attempt has been made in this paper to analyze the financial performance of MNREGA in Chamba District. The temporal data shows that there is fluctuating trend in the financial performance in the district. Apart from the temporal variations there are block wise variations as well in the district.

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[Singh, Deep. "PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE OF MGNREGA IN HIMACHAL PRADESH: A CASE STUDY OF CHAMBA DISTRICT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH." International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 2, no. 10, 2017, pp. 4948-4960. October.]

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