Read below three articles published, The new guidelines primarily aim at resolving the conflict that had emerged between NREGA and the farm sector by offering workers under the scheme to paddy cultivators under the System of Rice Intensification or SRI (a low-water cultivation technique being popularised in many states).Each small and medium SRI farmer will be eligible for eight person-days of work per acre for one-time transplantation, two person-days of work per acre for weeding at 10 to 15 days after transplantation and two person-days of work per acre for weeding at 20 to 30 days after transplantation, the new guidelines say.
* NREGA 2 aimed at bolstering UPA
Hindustan Times, 22 February 2012, http://www.hindustantimes.com/
* States’ grants tied to wage payment
Business Standard, February 23, 2012, http://
* Expanded National Rural Employment Guarantee Act to arrest fall in appeal
Economic Times, 23 February 2012, http://