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Search Results: MGNREGA Employment Rights

Building a Road to Inclusion

Feudal mindsets in India continue to hinder socially excluded communities. However, when the villagers of Champa Pahar in the Sahibjang district of Jharkhand, in eastern India, were deprived of a link...
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Finding a Way to Inclusion

As a disabled woman, Barna Mahali was unable to share many of the benefits received by her fellow villagers in Sanramalai village, in Sundergarh district of Odisha, in eastern India. She was not incl...
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Pink is the Colour of Power

Mahadevkhurd village in Siddarthnagar district of Uttar Pradesh was beset with many problems till a women’s self-help group decided to take matters in their own hands. Supported by PACS partner Purv...
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Restoring Livelihood Security

For close to 50 years, Ghanshyam and other residents of Dumbisahi village in Odisha lived in penury because forest officials would not let them practice their traditional trade of rearing silk worms. ...
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Battling Gender Discrimination

Shyamvati Dhurve, from Ratamati village in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh in central India, had to fight many battles to secure work for herself and other local women, under government schemes. ...
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A Right to Work

Cobbler Pradeep Ram was oppressed and exploited in his village of Prabatta in Bihar, because he was considered as belonging to a lower caste. Without a steady income, he struggled to feed his family. ...
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PACS work on MGNREGA

PACS has been working to increase awareness about, demand for and participation in MGNREGA, especially amongst socially excluded groups through various initiatives including running a Work Demand Camp...
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MGNREGA Help Centres

As a pilot project, PACS entered into an agreement with the government of Giridh district in Jharkhand where they set up Sahayata Evam Sansadhan Kendras (MGNREGA help centres) to provide MGNREGA-relat...
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Improving MGNREGA Inclusion

PACS has been working to increase awareness about, demand for and participation in the MGNREGA employment scheme, especially amongst socially excluded groups. One way in which they have done this is t...
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PACS work on MGNREGA

This photo gallery features 10 case studies and quotes that show how PACS has been working to increase the participation of socially excluded groups under the MGNREGA employment scheme, ensuring they ...
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