MGNREGA: 15 years of moving from crisis to solutions

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has shown what it can achieve by putting down water conservation at its core.

Down To Earth's 14 reporters covered a staggering 16,000 km in 15 states across the country, hampered by restrictions posed by a pandemic, to gauge the impact of the world's largest public wage program in its 15th year of implementation. These were the first villages in the country where MNREGA was implemented 15 years ago.