Aysha Shamsuddin has been working in the development sector for the past six years. She is currently working with Pragati Abhiyan, Nashik as a researcher.
How a corruption scam brought MNREGA to a standstill in Nanded
28 Jan 2016
Nanded district in Maharashtra demonstrated exemplary performance in MNREGA until 2012-13, when the exposure of a corruption scam brought the programme to a virtual standstill. In this note, researchers from the NGO Pragati Abhiyan show how the manner in which the incident was dealt with discouraged local authorities from actively implementing MNREGA and hence, adversely affected villagers that had earlier benefitted from the programme.
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