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  project name ~ 2010 Ensuring Effective NREGA implementation in Vizag and Srikakulam dist

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  Project Name


2010 Ensuring Effective NREGA implementation in Vizag and Srikakulam dist



Rural Development Service Society



Livelihood Generation






Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved


Rs 200000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Lakshmi Gorrepati


College Park









This Project involves in implementing and leveraging the maximum benefits of NREGA scheme in the
rural districts of Vizag and Srikakulam in AP. The Villagers in these areas are not aware of the details and
the logistics of the scheme which has deprived them of getting the benefits they deserve. The details
include, applying for job cards, knowing what a financial year is, getting payorders etc. It has been
identified that there are months with no agriculture labour, and that these months could be provide
work for these villagers under NREGA scheme.





1. Help Villagers get job cards in April-July ‘09(1st Phase) and Jan-March’10 (2nd Phase). 2. Ensuring the villagers get their wages on the completion of their work. 3. Steps are taken to ensure that the villagers get the right payment and get the payment on time. These steps include, monitoring the copies of the pay orders (Help of RTI and Internet), Measurements scrutiny (not working as per measurements/Quantity of work). 4. Ensure co-coordinators are present while the payment is being made in order to take precautions before an injustice is made. 5. On 25/05/2009, at Appalapalem Village, Srikakulam district only three people were distributing water while 200 people were working. According to the rules 1 person should serve water for 20 workers. Eight people were appointed immediately. As a result, in addition to solving the water problem 5 more ladies got employment. 6. Ensured families who completed 100 days of work receive incentives like one towel to the husband and one sari blouse to wife. 7. In the month of June’09, seeds were distributed to 600 people as a bunch of 20. In this 95% of the seeds were grown. Each family, on average, could get the vegetables of the value of Rs. 300 – Rs. 400. 8. The teachers, caretakers and children at the Anganwadi Centre in Mattavanipalem were found absent when visited on 24/10/2009 at 10:00am. After an Enquiry the centers were reopened and the situation in Anganwadi Centers improved





1. To ensure the villages receive the stipulated wage they deserve. And also ensure 100 days ofwork per year 2.To ensure the villagers are paid in time and also receive unemployment benefits if they are unemployed for more than 15 days. 3. To ensure the villages have basic amenities like Drinking water, First AID kit and a shelter to relax at the place of work. 4. Scrutinize the Anganwadi centers to function properly and ensure children, Pregnant ladies and ladies who have delivered get the monthly ration. 5.In order to encourage all villages, prizes would be given to those who completed 100 days of work. 6. As a part of non-NREGA work, create awareness to villagers as to not to vote accepting any liquor or money 7. Non-NREGA work also includes, encouraging the villagers to grow vegetables and consume them.



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