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Bank Payments: End of Corruption in NREGA?
Anish Vanaik and Siddhartha
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 43, No. 17 (Apr. 26 - May 2, 2008), pp. 33, 35-39
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40277388
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The payment of wages into bank accounts for work carried out under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act has been suggested as a way to prevent embezzlement of funds. The practice has already begun in a few districts. Is this a foolproof system to control corruption? The early experience from a few blocks in Orissa suggests that this process is not free from its own problems.
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