Physical and financial appraisal of MGNREGA in Haryana-a case of Hisar district
Jitender Bhatia, Nirmal Kumar and Ashok Dhillon
Indian Journal of Economics and Development
Year : 2012, Volume : 8, Issue : 2
First page : ( 41) Last page : ( 48)
Print ISSN : 2277-5412.
Physical and financial appraisal of mgnrega in Haryana-A case of hisar district
Bhatia Jitender*, Kumar Nirmal**, Dhillon Ashok***
*Senior Research Fellow, Department of Agricultural Economics, CCSHAU, Hisar
**Training Assistant, KVK, Bhiwani
***District Extension Specialist (FM), KVK, Mahendergarh
Online published on 1 August, 2013.
The study was undertaken to examine the physical and financial performance of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Haryana. The results revealed that the number of household provided employment under MGNREGA has increased rapidly during the period 200812 respectively. The total funds available to the district administration and total expenditure incurred under have increased through time. Similarely, the percentage of expenditure to total funds available have shown an upward trend. The number of job cards issued to rural households (RHH) nearly tripled in 2011–12 over 2008–09. The results conclusively revealed that the number of job seekers under this scheme has been increasing all through the study period. The results have highlighted increasing participation of women in MGNREGA scheme. The income of the participating households working under scheme has been supplemented to large extent.