ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Richard Varghese

NREGA implementation- I: Reasonable Beginning in Palakkad, Kerala

A case study of how the government's employment guarantee scheme is being implemented in one Kerala district reveals the vital role played by local bodies. While implementation has been largely fair and corruption-free, the scheme needs to be more efficiently and effectively used so as to meet the long-term requirements of the state and its people.