Project coordinators face difficulties in carrying out rural schemes in Maoist areas
GN Bureau | February 3, 2010
It was National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) workers’ day out at Vigyan Bhawan. The workers completing 100 days of work under the scheme got a chance to share their experiences during the mega Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Sammelan in New Delhi.
Women workers from several states including Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh thanked the government but also demanded that at least 100 more days of work should be provided to them and their wages should be doubled.
District project coordinators and sarpanchs/mates from various places including Chitoor in Andra Pradesh, Bastar in Chhattisgarh, Ajmer in Rajasthan and Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu also shared their experiences. The coordinators said they face difficulties in carrying out the rural development schemes in areas affected by Maoist violence.
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