Q.4 )The MGNREGA has been a pioneer policy in guaranteeing employment and assuring inclusive growth. Critically analyze.
Why this question?
MNREGA is a key policy of the government for providing employment to the people and it has played a crucial role in the migrant crisis due to COVID19 pandemic.
Key demand of the Question:
To explain the importance of MNREGA in the current times.
Critically examine- Look in close detail and establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons as to why the facts and issues identified are most important, as well as explain the different ways they could be construed.
Write about what is MNREGA, when it was launched and its major aim.
In the first part mention the key provisions of the policy.
In the next part, write about the merits of the policy giving examples of its achievements- highlight the role it has played in providing employment, gender empowerment, rural development and recently in the migrant crisis.
In the next part, mention the issues and challenges in the policy.
Conclude with a way forward giving measures to fill the loopholes in the policy.