International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


ISSN: 2455-4030

Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2017)

Performances of MGNREGA on improving the rural livelihood patterns: A case study of Andhra Pradesh

Author(s): M Koteswara Rao, Dr. Ericharla Raju
Abstract: National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme can play a vital role in fighting against unemployment and poverty eradication. The two major problems facing all over the world is poverty and unemployment, not only developing countries but also some of the developed countries of the world are struggling with these problems. The MGNREGA is the largest and most ambitious social security and public works programme in the India. The main objective of the present study is to examine the performances of MGNREGP in the changing rural livelihood patterns in Andhra Pradesh (2011-2015). The Performance of NREGA in Andhra Pradesh from 2006-07 to 2011-12 on total households employment provided has increased from 2174798 lakhs in 2006-07 to 6192107 in 2010-11 and it declined to 4998053 in 2011-12. The share of SCs and STs in MGNREGA from 2006-07 to 2011-12. The share of the SC households in the total number of household employment provided is 625053 in 2006-07 and it increased to 1328473 in 2011-12. The wage Employment provided to number of households between 2011-15indicate that majority of wage employment provided to 3427411 households in 2013-14. The majority of the payment generated to employment in 3 days was 75.81% in 2014-15, in 2012-13 had 68.39%, in 2013-14 had 62.98%, and in 2011-12 payment generated to worker in 3 days had 15.29%. Majority of the total wage paid to worker is 2, 13, 823 in 2012-13, in 2013-14 to 1, 97872.23, in 2011-12 to 1, 92043.35 and total wage paid to worker is 1, 75504.01 in 2014-15. The wage employment provided to SCs is 15, 28, 607 in 2013-14. In 2012 -13 to15, 19, 772, in 2011-2012 to 14, 11, 973 and wage employment provided to SCs is 13, 93, 943 in 2014-15. For significant number of households the total man days created under the programme is 20, 20, 66, 354 in 2012-13, in 2011-12 to 19, 70, 08, 730, in 2013-14 to 18, 76, 65, 468 and Total man days created under the programme is 14, 82, 75, 123 in 2014-15. The Average wage rate paid to person per day is Rs 118.36 in 2014-15. Rs 105.82 paid in 2012-13, in 2013-14 paid to Rs105.44 and Average wage rate paid to person per day is Rs 97.48 in 2011-12. Significant of the households 100 days completed wage employment were 6, 82, 476 in 2012-13, 6, 79, 576 households completed 100 days in 2011-12, 5, 91, 622 households completed 100 days in 2013-14, and 3, 07, 183 households completed 100 days in 2014-15. In the light of vital role played by MGNREGP in fighting against unemployment in India and it can also help to bring the positive changes in the rural areas.
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