Partner: SATHI (Support for Advocacy and Training to Health Initiatives)
In Maharastra villagers use pictorial report cards to keep attendance of doctors and nurses in the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC) and also do audits of the availability of medical supplies. This community based monitoring not only makes the system effective but turns the poor from just being beneficiaries to active participants in the system.
High Court strikes down the State Govt order to reduce MNREGA wage to Rs 138
Jan Jagaran Shakti Sangathan had filed a PIL opposing the reduction of MNREGA wage
The Patna High Court today offered cheers to millions of workers in the state by restoring the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) wages to Rs 144 per day. The state government had reduced the wage from Rs 144 to Rs 138 per day starting April 1st 2013 affecting 20 lakh households who work in MNREGA annually.