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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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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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NCAER MGNREGA Report

01 August 2015
In 2015, PACS funded the data analysis and preparation of a research report, carried out by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), to analyse the effectiveness of the Mahatma Gandh...
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Pioneering Women MGNREGA Mates

45 year old Kari Devi may not look like a pioneer, but she is just one of 1008 dalit women in the Jehanabad district of Bihar who are challenging cultural and societal expectations by taking up roles ...
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Video Advocacy: MGNREGA

Since 2013, the PACS Community Correspondents Network (CCN) – a cadre of 75 community video journalists trained by partner Video Volunteers...
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Forest Rights: Odisha

In Odisha, PACS has been working to support socially excluded groups, particularly Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes, to claim their individual and community forest rights under the Forest Rights ...
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Using RTI to Get MGNREGA Wages

The remote tribal village of Amgoan nestles amidst lush hills and forests in the Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh. Unaware of their rights under the MGNREGA rural employment scheme, a group of women ...
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Supporting Flooded Communities

In Uttar Pradesh, the small farming villages of Madhya Nagar and Silauta are in troubled waters… they both stand on the banks of rivers that, with increased unseasonal flooding and unpredictable flo...
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Chhattisgarh MGNREGA Workshop

27 August 2015
On 27 August 2015, a one-day workshop on the MGNREGA participatory planning and social audit processes was organised by PACS and implementation partner Samarthan in Chhattisgarh. At the event, PACS pa...
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