ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Alleviating Poverty-Maharashtra Employment Guarantee Scheme

Maharashtra Employment Guarantee Scheme S Mahendra Dev In spite of the limitations in its design and implementation the EGS has made positive impact on the levels of living of the rural poor in Maharashtra. However, the EGS alone cannot remove the poverty in rural areas of the state. And any replication of the scheme in other states should involve prior establishment of decentralised district planning and implementing body, and assurance of adequate funds through additional taxation.

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