A Study On Impact Of Covid-19 In Mgnregs (Mahatma Gandhiji National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) Beneficiaries With Special Reference To Thanjavur

Document Type : Primary Research paper


1 Assistant professor

2 Final B.Com, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology, India


Indian rural poor largely depend on the earning of wages through exercising unskilled labour. Poor rural people are frequently vulnerable to perils of poverty, at the time of poor demand for labour or on the ground of natural calamities or ill health, which have great influence on their work and job demand. Nearly half on Indian villages are suffering from a very poor economic condition. India introduced many programmes since independence. Rural development is an integrated development and poverty. Amelioration of poverty was given predominant role in all the five year plans. Unpresented COVID-19 situation created challenge to MGNREGS beneficiaries also which have no option to perform the beneficiaries to work from home; since it requires to perform work at selected site.