DTE Ground Report: Why MGNREGA workers in West Bengal are in dire straits

The Centre has blocked the state’s funds for the rural employment scheme for over a year, jeopardising the economic conditions of many villagers

By Himanshu Nitnaware
Published: Thursday 27 April 2023
Photo: Himanshu Nitnaware / CSE__

Surviving on fish from gutter, rice: West Bengal workers bear brunt of Central freeze on MGNREGA funds

DTE ground report finds pending wages and non-commissioning of work for over a year making it hard for workers to survive
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