On the whole it can be concluded that MGNREGA plays an effective developmental role in the lives of rural villagers.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is a demand-driven, social security program that guarantees a minimum of 100 days of wage employment to every household that demands work in the rural sector. more The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is a demand-driven, social security program that guarantees a minimum of 100 days of wage employment to every household that demands work in the rural sector.
However, the effects of these efforts have been highly variable in practice.
Extensive literature has studied the factors associated with different outcomes of policy interest, yet we continue to lack knowledge of how local democracy evolves through changing power relationships over time.
The comparative study stands on stratified multistage random sampling with total 218 agricultural labourers (sample size) and above this 109 agricultural labourers were selected from beneficiary (MGNREGS) households and rests of the samples were from non-beneficiary counterparts.
To deal with these objectives, a standard of living index (SLI) hasbeen constructed by applying principal component analysis method and statistical tools t-test also has been done.
more Over the past three decades, governments around the world have undertaken reforms for decentralization.
These reforms are founded on the belief that more democratic participation in local governance will lead to better outcomes for rural development, public service delivery, and environmental governance.