Only 20% Surveyed Found Jobs Under MGNREGA During Lockdown: Gaon Connection
A woman sits listening as other villagers hold up their job cards for the rural jobs program, known as the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) which mandates 100 days of wages per year to rural households. (Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg)

Only 20% Surveyed Found Jobs Under MGNREGA During Lockdown: Gaon Connection

Only a fifth of the households surveyed by Gaon Connection saw a family member find employment under India's flagship rural jobs guarantee programme at a time the coronavirus pandemic froze economi...
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