Krushna is a Research Assistant at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research. She received her M.A. in Economics in 2013 from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras with a minor concentration in Development Studies. Her areas of research interest include political and fiscal decentralisation, gender, and agriculture.
Assessing the quality and usefulness of MNREGA assets in Maharashtra
05 Dec 2014
Questions have been raised regarding the quality and usefulness of assets created under MNREGA. To examine the validity of the scepticism, this column reports results from a study of MNREGA assets in Maharashtra. While the assets are largely found to be useful and durable, the study suggests that greater attention to design and maintenance, and local participation in the decision-making process can lead to further improvement.
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