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.
To understand the importance and effectiveness of MNREGA as a means of employment for PwD.
Project Result / Accomplishments:
Policy action needs to be taken at both national and the state level to ensure the inclusion of PwD in MNREGA