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India – Has MGNREGS Helped the Rural Economy in 2021? (Centre for Policy Research)

Centre for Policy Research writes: A comparison of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) demand and supply of work between the first quarter of FY 2020, when the national lockdown was in place and the first quarter of FY 2021 when the second wave was at its peak offers a useful window into understanding the extent to which MGNREGS has provided robust support to rural India and the role of the Government in ensuring relief and protection to the vulnerable during the deadly second wave.

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