Do People with Disability need a job in MGNREGA?

GRAAM conducted a study in the Kolar district of Karnataka to understand the importance and effectiveness of MNREGA as a means of employment for PwD. The study included interviews with 454 PwD, their family members and gram panchayat leaders and discussions were held regarding the socioeconomic status of PwD, need for employment, and their awareness and participation level with respect to MNREGA.


Project Snapshot:

Project Name Do People with Disability need a job in MGNREGA?
Project Sanction Date 01 Jan 1970
Project Period Jan 2014 to Jan 2015
Project Location
Project Supported By
Implementation Partner Learning, Skill Development and Livelihood
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Project Result / Accomplishments:

Policy action needs to be taken at both national and the state level to ensure the inclusion of PwD in MNREGA


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