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NREGA in Katni – Guaranteed Jobs or Guaranteed Corruption

The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) is in operation. The initial 200 the job guarantee scheme has been extended to 130 more districts. Katni is one such beneficiary district in Madhya Pradesh. While the dedicated website of NREGA ( contains stories of successful implementation in different parts of the country, for people living in the villages of Katni corruption and mismanagement are the only guarantee. This report, compiled by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, highlights several of these grievances.

Uploaded on: Feb 13, 2012
Last Updated: Dec 09, 2015

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Resource Type: Practitioner Resources Issues: Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Labor & Employment, Right to Information Tool Type: Case Study Method: Filing Right to Information Claims, Improving Governance, Accountability and Transparency Languages: English Regions: South Asia