Performance of MGNREG programme in Karnataka: An overview
Dr. VA Chowdappa, Basavaraj S Benni
MGNREGA is the most significant act in the history of Indian polity in many ways like grass-root level participation of every citizen in the country and beneficiary through democratic process, multi -layered social audit and transparency mechanism by involvement of civil society, comprehensive planning at village level towards sustainable and equitable development etc. in this backdrop the main objective of the study is to evaluate the performance of MGNREGS based on the experiences and opinion of the beneficiaries of the scheme in the study area. To collect the data stratified random sampling method is applied and data collected from 2500 respondents in the study area. Suitable descriptive statistical techniques have been applied. The study found that the beneficiaries expressed happiness towards with regard to the registration process, issue of job cards, choice of work, time and selection of work, relevancy of work while they expressed dissatisfaction about information about the scheme and facilities given at work place.