Though India has low level of labour force participation rates for women, but their participation in MGNREGA is above 50%. What are the reasons for it? What changes MGNREGA has brought to the situation of women? (250 Words)

Mentors Comments: The thinking line of the answer would be: More women than men work under the national programme that guarantees employment to rural people. This is remarkable given that only 26% per cent women form a part of the country’s workforce, according to the National Sample Survey Organization data of 2011-12. Answer: More women … Continue reading Though India has low level of labour force participation rates for women, but their participation in MGNREGA is above 50%. What are the reasons for it? What changes MGNREGA has brought to the situation of women? (250 Words)