Truth vs Hype: NREGA's Moment of Truth

PUBLISHED ON: March 7, 2015 | Duration: 19 min, 03 sec

   
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The Finance Minister leaves NREGA's budget untouched but the Prime Minister calls it a monument to the UPA's failure. With ground reportage and empirical research, we investigate what this ambiguity means for the flagship job guarantee scheme - is its future safe is it slowly being bled dry? And is the PM's characterisation of NREGA as a corrupt, inefficient, high spending project grounded in facts, or hyperbole?
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