With Work, Karnataka Attempts To Stop Migration Due To Drought | Read
PUBLISHED ON: May 6, 2016 | Duration: 2 min, 17 sec
As thousands of people in Karnataka abandon their rural homes during this year's parched summer in search of work to the cities, authorities hope to check the flow by providing work locally. In Ballari district's Siriguppa taluk, around 1,000 people are earning Rs. about Rs. 230 tool every day under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act - known as NREGA - promises work to those who need it.