Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan UPSC

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan | UPSC


PM Modi to launch Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan on 20th June to boost livelihood opportunities in Rural India

      WHY IN NEWS:

Focused campaign of 125 days across 116 districts in 6 states to work in mission mode to help migrant workers

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Public works worth Rs 50,000 crore to be carried out under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan



Intensified and focused implementation of 25 different types of works to provide employment to the migrant workers and create infrastructure in the rural regions of the country.


A resource envelope of Rs 50,000 crore has been allocated.


Campaign will create durable infrastructure along with boosting employment opportunities to the returnee migrant workers and rural citizens.


PM Modi will launch this Abhiyaan on 20th June, 2020 at 11 am through Video-Conference in presence of the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar.


This campaign is of 125 days.  

  • STATES : A total of 116 Districts with more than 25,000 returnee migrant workers across six States, namely Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Odisha have been chosen for the campaign which includes 27 Aspirational Districts.
  • BENEFICIARIES : These districts are estimated to cover about 2/3 of such migrant workers.


  • The Abhiyaan will be a coordinated effort between 12 different Ministries/Departments, namely, Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Road Transport & Highways, Mines, Drinking Water & Sanitation, Environment, Railways, Petroleum & Natural Gas, New & Renewable Energy, Border Roads, Telecom and Agriculture.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

Central and state governments have meticulously mapped the skill sets of the migrant workers who have returned in large numbers to the 116 districts in 6 states.

     SOURCES:PIB | Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan | UPSC


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