The writer is consultant, UNDP, Delhi. Views are personal.
With nearly eight crore migrant workers returning to their villages, and with an additional allocation for the year, this could be a moment for the true revival of MGNREGA. A revival led by workers themselves.
Information systems strengthen socio-economic transformation, but transparency and accountability are crucial.
Government has an opportunity to enhance use of social audit to monitor schemes
Push for cash transfers tacitly asks citizens to fend for themselves.