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Employment Guarantee: Articles and Op-eds


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Note: The Employment Guarantee Act has been widely welcomed by political parties, social movements and ordinary people. However, there is also a small but prolific "anti-EGA" lobby, with a particularly strong influence in the corporate media. Writings from both sides are included here in the interest of pluralism; we leave it to the readers to evaluate the arguments on each side.


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  • Maximum Denial (Harsh Mander, Hindustan Times, 24 January 2011) [20 February]

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  • Reddy, Vijayashankar and Rammanohar, Making employment guarantee a reality (2004)
  • Reddy, C. Rammanohar and P. Vijayshankar, Making Employment Guarantee A Reality (Seminar, No. 541, September 2004)