‘Agricultural work should be part of MGNREGA’

When the UPA authorities rolled out Mahatma Gandhi Countrywide Rural Work Promise Act (MGNREGA) Scheme, it was the small-profile math professor from Vaishali in Bihar, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, as Rural Affairs Minister who implemented the flagship programme. Now that MGNREGA and its city counterpart is staying progressively reviewed as aspect of the financial aid particularly to the city inadequate and the migrants, Singh advised BusinessLine in an job interview that any authorities plan is as only powerful as the neighborhood participation. And participatory governance is not a hallmark of the present dispensation. Excerpts:

The Govt now seeks to tackle the migrant employees disaster via MGNREGS would you say it is a stage in the proper direction.

We made MGNREGA as a demand from customers-driven plan which was rolled out strictly via the Gram Sabhas and the Panchayati Raj program which determined on the beneficiaries. The will work under MGNREGA such

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