Panchayat representatives resolve to make NREGA effective

It was unique event. The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) has always been in focus since the Act was adopted in 2006. For the first time an assembly of 1,245 sarpanches and other elected local government representatives sat for two days on Oct 14 and 15, 2008, to review various aspects of NREGA and its working with the object of committing the panchayati raj system to its transparent and fruit bearing implementation.