In an endeavor to boost livelihood prospects in rural India amid COVID-19 crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will start ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’ today, June 20 from village Telihar in Bihar’s Khagaria district by using video-conferencing.
What is the ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’?
“The Govt of India has made a decision to start a huge rural public performs scheme ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’ to empower and provide livelihood possibilities to the returnee migrant employees and rural citizens,” the Primary Minister’s workplace experienced stated.
- The campaign of 125 days across 116 districts in 6 states aims to do the job in mission manner to enable migrant staff.
- It will contain intensified and targeted implementation of 25 distinctive styles of functions to supply work and build infrastructure in the rural locations of the place with a source envelope of Rs 50,000 crore, the PMO business office had said.
- All around 39 crore persons have received fiscal guidance of Rs 34,800 crore amid the COVID-19 lockdown under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deal (PMGKP) as on May 5, the federal government had explained in a statement on May perhaps 6.
- These people today gained the guidance, which was introduced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on March 26 to safeguard them from the affect of the lockdown because of to COVID-19, through electronic payment infrastructure.