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The women are seen carrying water in plastic pitchers to water the trees planted on the sides of a small hill. They have signed up for this work which will assure them wages for 100 days. The MGNREGA is an emplyment guarantee scheme which promises 100 days of employment for every family, as a right. The work usually involves civil works like contruction of toilets, tanks, laying streets etc. Most often it is the women in a family who sign up for this work.
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2017 Smitha Tumuluru
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The women are seen carrying water in plastic pitchers to water the trees planted on the sides of a small hill. They have signed up for this work which will assure them wages for 100 days. The MGNREGA is an emplyment guarantee scheme which promises 100 days of employment for every family, as a right. The work usually involves civil works like contruction of toilets, tanks, laying streets etc. Most often it is the women in a family who sign up for this work.