Q.:- Imagine that you are the village head. In that capacity suggest some activities that you think should be taken up under this Act that would also increase the income of people? Discuss.
Many activities under MGNREGA can be taken up including
(i) Water conservation and water harvesting
(ii) Drought proofing by digging tube wells.
(iii) Constructing irrigation canals for crops.
(iv) Making provision of irrigation facility on the lands of disadvantaged sections SCs and STs and
(v) Renovation of traditional water bodies (e.g., tanks).
(vi) Land development for agriculture, horticulture, etc.
(vii) Constructing check dams for flood control and protection.
(viii) Construction of roads for improving rural connectivity to provide all-weather access to the villages.