Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: A Catalyst for Rural Transformation

Using unique data from the India Human Development Survey, a large, repeated, national household survey conducted by researchers from the NCAER and the University of Maryland before and after the implementation of MGNREGA, this report examines changes in the lives of rural households and in the rural economy against the backdrop of changes brought about by the programme.

Sonalde Desai,  Prem S Vashishtha, Omkar Sharad Joshi
Aug 2015

Human Development, Poverty, Rural Development