Films

Through these pages we bring you trailers of some films on MGNREGA. Over time we also hope to being you more audio-visual and multimedia resources.

MGNREGA: Law or Scheme?

Government of India has never officially said that MGNREGA should be changed or closed down. But Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s letter today strengthens apprehensions that Government is considering changes in MGNREGA from a law to a scheme

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The Road Back Home

Kalahandi, Bolangir, Koraput – known as the KBK districts in Odisha are some of the most backward and deprived regions in India inspite of their … See clip . . .

Ridge Area Treatment

  This is the second in the set of 5 films. It elaborates on the methods for ridge area treatment. For copies of the film, please … See clip . . .

Earthen Dams

This is the first of the set of 5 films which describe very simple, low-cost methods to address the problem of water — methods that … See clip . . .

MGNREGA Reforms: Building Rural India

A film by Samaj Pragati Sahayog made in 2007also available in Hindi as Rozgaar Gaarantee: Nayi Aazaadi Ki Or?This 56 minute film takes you on a fascinating journey through space and time. It traces the historical roots of MGNREGA to the Great Depression of the 1920s. It brings to you myriad voices of the people
of India’s remote rural hinterlands who speak of the distress that led to the enactment of MGNREGA,

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