Ashwini Kulkarni

Ashwini Kulkarni profile

Ashwini Kulkarni has been involved with issues related to rural development, especially rural livelihoods. She has worked with a range of stakeholders including villagers, civil society organizations (CSOs) and the government. Ashwini has been associated with Pragati Abhiyan for over a decade, working primarily on MGNREGA. She has also been associated with the national consortium of CSOs working on NREGA, and the Revitalising Rainfed Agriculture Network (RRAN). Her writings have been featured in English and Marathi media.


Articles by Ashwini Kulkarni


A few women carrying some baskets with a bulldozer in the background

September 21, 2018
Looking for a new version of MGNREGA
Including labour payments for farm activities, from sowing to harvesting, in MGNREGA is unviable and detrimental to the programme.
Rainfed Farming

January 25, 2018
A one-size-fits-all approach is harming our rainfed farmers
Government policies today ignore a majority of our country’s farmers. Focussing on rainfed farmers can actually change the poverty map of India.
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