Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2017)
MGNREGA: A state wise objective comparison
Author(s): Tushar Kanti Ghara
Abstract: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREAGA) is a centrally sponsored scheme towards providing livelihood security to rural people of India. State authority is the implementing body. The data generated through MGNREGA have been taken for objective comparison of the state’s performances. Principal component analysis (PCA) has been used for choosing weights for the variable of the data. The states have been ranked for the years 2006-07 to 2015-16. In 2015, West Bengal is ranked top based the indicator developed.