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Does India's employment guarantee scheme guarantee employment ? (English)

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In 2005 India introduced an ambitious national anti-poverty program, now called the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. The program offers up to 100 days of unskilled manual labor per year on public works projects for any rural ...  See More +

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  • Dutta, Puja; Murgai, Rinku; Ravallion., Martin; van de Walle, Dominique;
  • 2012/03/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS6003
  • 1
  • 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2012/03/01
  • Disclosed
  • Does India's employment guarantee scheme guarantee employment ?
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