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

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Work for the Poor

ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY Work for the Poor The launch of a new food-for-work programme last week by the prime minister marks the first step in the UPA government fulfilling its CMP promise to introduce an employment guarantee scheme. The food-for-work scheme, announced in the budget for 2003-04, will eventually be merged with the planned rural employment guarantee programme. A bill for a proposed National Employment Guarantee Act is to be introduced in parliament

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