Vol. 9 No. 1
A study of livelihood generation status in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Tripura state: A socio- economic and managerial analysis
Author(s): D. DEBBARMA AND S. K. ACHARYA
Abstract: A study was conducted on livelihood generation through Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in the state of Tripura collecting firsthand information from a total of seventy five respondents who are all enrolled under the scheme and it was found that different antecedent variables had different impact on the consequent variable, livelihood (as consequence variable). The fertility status has come up as the most significant variable in the entire study. Also the other variables like income from other sources, independency, number of animals, size of holding, income from agriculture of the respondents have got significant impact on livelihood level of the respondents. It implies that population growth remains unabated; all kinds of welfare projects for generation of livelihood and income shall help to generate desired impact.
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