Impact of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on Socio-Economic Development of Job Seekers- A case Study Kalahandi District of Odisha
Keywords:National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, Socio-economic status, Social Awareness, Living condition, Empowerment of women
This paper, an attempt to study on Impact of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on socio-economic development of Job seekers of Kalahandi District of Odisha. The main objective of the study to assessment of socio-economic development of the Job seekers under MGNREGS. The study reveals that 40.26 percent of Job seekers have been more benefited from the MGNREGS. It is observed that standard of consumption of food & nutrition, housing & clothing, education, health & other items have improved. It shows that MGNREGS has made an impact in developing the social awareness and living conditions of the Job seekers. The incidence of poverty among the Job seekers have declined and social empowerment of women improved significantly.
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