Effectiveness of MNREGA Initiative and its Impact on Women Empowerment in Alappuzha District

C. Sarath Chandran M., G. Jintu P., Mitra Mani
2020 Zenodo  
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act MNREGA is one of the most progressive legislations enacted in India, since independence. That is a bold and unique experiment in the provision of rural employment in India. The economic development of women leads to better living standards in the family, educational, nutritional, and the health needs of the children were well satisfied. Women empowerment leads to sustainable social development. MNREGA scheme mainly focusing on the rural
more » ... development and upliftment of the rural people. MNREGA has a great impact on women empowerment and the scheme has enlightened the women's life. The Act provides they to work within the 5 kilometers of the village and it provides them an opportunity to work within their village and they can also able to look after their children. The main objectives of the study is to identify the initiatives of MNREGA and study its impact on the life of rural women and assessing the level of efficiency of MNREGA's and to find out the problems in the scheme and provide adequate suggestions to improve them. Alappuzha district of Kerala has been chosen as the area of study, which comprises of three Taluks in revenue divisions namely, Ambalappuzha, Kuttanad and Cherthala. The main purpose of the study is to have a critical view of the impact of MNREGP and its effect on women empowerment. Multi stage Stratified Random Sampling Technique has been adopted for the study. The study concluded that 26.83 per cent of the respondents under the MNREGP in the study area are involved in formation of form pond and 26.66 per cent of the respondent involved in plantation of trees. Sarath Chandran M. C. | Jintu P. G. | Mitra Mani "Effectiveness of MNREGA Initiative and its Impact on Women Empowerment in Alappuzha District" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-4 | Issue-3 , April 2020, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd30518.pdf Paper Url :https://www.ijtsrd.com/manageme [...]
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3892775 fatcat:h4e45wbnqvapvdjoiwkym76xcy