In India's grain bowl, farms face threat from MNREGS - June 14, 2011

As a result of the guaranteed 100 days of work a year for rural households under the MGNREGA scheme, the flow of migrant labourers to northern Punjab

As a result of the guaranteed 100 days of work a year for rural households under the MGNREGA scheme, the flow of migrant labourers to northern Punjab and Haryana states has dropped to a trickle. Even after raising the farm wages massively, farmers from these states are not able to get enough workers.

Source : www.economictimes.com, June 14, 2011. “In India's grain bowl, farms face threat from MNREGS”

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