Rural employment scheme leads to labour shortage, higher wages3 min read . Updated: 04 Aug 2008, 11:15 PM IST
Rural employment scheme leads to labour shortage, higher wages
Hyderabad: The farm labour shortage Punjab farmers experienced during the recent harvest and planting seasons is now being repeated elsewhere in India, and the reason remains the same — the government’s flagship welfare programme, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, or NREGS.
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