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Vol. 10, Special Issue 7 (2021)

Women workforce participation in mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee scheme for building capacities and opportunities

Author(s):
Charu Sharma, Kusum Mittal and Ram Niwas
Abstract:
Women workforce is an inevitable part for the development and growth of national economy and their contribution as well as potential is of greater significance. Government of India introduced different programmes to achieve the empowerment of women. One such programme focusing on unskilled based wage- employment is MGNREGA which meeting out stark disparities between men and women with regards to opportunity for gainful employment as well as wage rates. The aim of study was to find out the extent of women beneficiaries participation in scheme and its impact on their capacity building as well in selected villages of Badgaon and Girwa panchayat samiti of Udaipur district. The study highlighted various parameters of women workforce participation, their involvement in scheme. Findings of study reveal that all the women beneficiaries possessed awareness about scheme through panchayat office but nearly half women beneficiaries were decided themselves for work under scheme and 49 percent women beneficiaries participated more than 5 time under scheme. Further majority of women beneficiaries attended gram sabha for work selection, reaching at gram panchayat for getting information or filling complaints etc. Most of women beneficiaries (93.5%) found that scheme enhanced their capacities in dealing various situations and for making decisions as well.
Pages: 852-855  |  129 Views  0 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Charu Sharma, Kusum Mittal and Ram Niwas. Women workforce participation in mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee scheme for building capacities and opportunities. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(7S): 852-855.
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