The social audits record of MGNREGS

Social audits of the govt’s flagship rural jobs scheme need more political commitment and effective redressal


A file photo of villagers in Rajasthan building a water channel and a wall for water harvesting under MGNREGS. Photo: Mint
A file photo of villagers in Rajasthan building a water channel and a wall for water harvesting under MGNREGS. Photo: Mint

Social audits of the government’s flagship rural jobs scheme need more political commitment and effective redressal, an analysis by Accountability Initiative finds.

This is the second in a four-part series that examines how the tools of transparency and accountability in a rights-based regime, which the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance has built its election campaign around, have worked.​​

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