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

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Maharashtra Employment Guarantee Scheme-Geographical Distribution of Employment

Geographical Distribution of Employment Hannan Ezekiel Johann C Stuyt If the Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) genuinely meets the unmet needs of employment some concentration of EGS employment may be expected to occur, because it is unlikely that the unmet needs of employment are evenly distributed. This article looks at the geographical distribution of EGS employment in Maharashtra in order to examine to what extent the scheme has been responsive to the unmet employment needs reflected in the agro-ecological and other economic conditions affecting their employment opportunities relative to the growth of their labour force.

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