Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2019)
Socio-economic changes of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) beneficiaries
Author(s): Lakshmi S, Dr. M Sundaramari
Abstract: The study on socio-economic consequences of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) was carried out in Champakulam Block of Alappuzha District in Kerala. A sample of 60 randomly selected MGNREGS beneficiaries who had joined the scheme since 2008 formed the sample for the study. The study revealed that the scheme was helpful in increasing the socio economic status of beneficiaries and improved the livelihood security of the household.