A Study on Women Empowerment through MGNREGA- with special reference to Dimapur District in Nagaland
Author(s):
Chennolo Tep, Dr. Anandha Raja Kumar
Keywords:
Women Empowerment, Employment, MGNREGA Participation, Local Administration
Abstract
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act was enacted by legislation on 25th August, 2005, and later it was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act on 2nd October, 2009. MGNREGA has completed fifteen years since its beginning in India”. The scheme is to improve livelihoods security of the family in rural areas by giving at least 100 days of guaranteed employment to every household in every financial year whose adult members are willing to volunteer in unskilled work. The study is to examine women empowerment, issues & challenges and impact on MGNREGA scheme in India since its inception. Through MGNREGA the thought of women’s empowerment has got wider recognition and acceptance in India. From the study we can learn that MGNREGA has economically empowering women’s for greater independence by uplifting their self-esteem and also it has became a beacon of light for empowering of rural women in contributing substantially for improving their lifestyle and economic conditions
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Unique Paper ID: 159397

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 12

Page(s): 161 - 167
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