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Historic Initiative, Limited by Design and Implementation: A National Overview of the Implementation of NREGA

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) was intended to provide employment to the rural poor of India through the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) of 2005. The ... More


The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In 2004, the first United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of India created a National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) to review the country’s informal economy in ... More


Functioning of NREGS in a Prosperous State: A Study in Punjab

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Punjab is one of the most prosperous states in India, boasting a high per capita income, Human Development Index, and per capita consumption expenditure, not to mention the lowest incidence of ... More


Functioning of NREGS in Andhra Pradesh

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the implementation and functioning of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in Andhra Pradesh in relation to other states and in the context of politics and ... More


Social Security Schemes in Tribal Areas of Gujarat: A Study in the Dangs District

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

India introduced many social security schemes for unorganised workers, including the National Rural Employment Guarantee (NREG), a social health insurance scheme known as Rashtriya Swasthya Bima ... More


Introduction

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter examines the impact of globalization, particularly on the labor sector, with India as a case study. Indian workers have gained employment from offshoring and outsourcing, ... More


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