Problems and Social security measures for women beneficiaries under MGNREGA programme with special reference to Koppal District of Karnataka state: A sociological study


Maruthi M (Assistant Professor), Government First Grade College, Kittur, Belagavi – 591115, Karnataka, India.

Dr. Shakuntala Shettar (Professor), Karnatak University, Dharwad – 580001, Karnataka, India.


The Asian countries considered social protection as important component in development planning. The concept social security can be termed as social protection, social justice, social insurance, social welfare and women empowerment. Human rights are a major approach in terms of education, food, information and employment are the major indicators of achieving social security. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is legal step towards right to work which provide 100 days guaranteed employment to rural house hold in a financial year. The act is landmark legislation in achieving social security for poor and needy people in rural India specially women in particular. Present study.