Samarthan’s Campaign to Improve Access to the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in India – English Summary (August 2011)

Jun 18, 2012

Samarthan’s Campaign to Improve Access to the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in India - English Summary (August 2011)

In India the implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), which guarantees a minimum of 100 days of unskilled work per year to every poor rural family that needs employment, has been ridden with bureaucratic glitches and widespread corruption. This case study examines a civil society campaign to address problems in the NREGA’s administration and mobilize people to demand work under the scheme.

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