Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan Highlights: PM Modi launches mega scheme for migrant workers; states’ CMs present too

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Updated: June 20, 2020 1:52:34 pm

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan Highlights: The government had on Thursday said that the campaign will be run on a mission mode for 125 days, involving intensified and focused implementation of 25 different types of works to provide jobs to the migrant workers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Garib Kalyan AbhiyaanModi’s Garib Kalyan Abhiyaan aims to create infrastructure worth Rs 50,000 crore in the rural regions across 116 districts in 6 states.

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan Highlights: PM Modi on Saturday hailing the launched of Garib Kalyan Rojgaar Abhiyaan as a historical moment said that Rs 50 thousand crores rupees have to be spent for development of villages particularly to give jobs to workers. For this around 25 work areas have been identified with this amount for jobs and development works. The launch comes two days after the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a press conference had said that the campaign will be run on a mission mode for 125 days while villages across 116 districts in the six states will join the campaign through the common service centres and krishi vigyan kendras. Stressed on the need for making cold storage to keep the crops in self-sufficient India package and linking farmers directly to the market, Modi said that Rs 1 lakh crore investment has been announced for this. “The way to sell crops at higher prices will be opened when farmers will connect with the market,” he added. The government is also looking at setting up industries enabled by the local products in various districts and states to enable local employment and development. For instance, makhana in Bihar, amla and mango in Uttar Pradesh, chilli in Madhya Pradesh and Odisha and Jharkhand have forest produce. “There are many such local products in every district with which the associated industries are planned to be installed nearby,” Modi said.

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    12:45 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    PM Modi said that workers' self esteem will be secured by Garib Kalyan Rojgaar Abhiyaan

    This self-esteem will be secured by Garib Kalyan Rojgaar campaign while villages will also be developed by the hard work of labourers, said Modi. The Prime Minister asserted for necessary precautions to be taken while leaving for work. "Do not forget to follow the rule of applying the mask, wearing a towel or face with a cloth, hygiene, and distance of two yards," Modi said.

    12:41 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    Modi: Efforts in last six years aimed at making villages strong

    Modi said that such efforts being made for the last six years by the government have a common aim of making India's villages and its poor strong and stand on their own. They should not seek the support of any kind. We are the ones who live with respect because of labour instead of any support, he added.

    12:36 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    'Local industries are planned in districts based on locally available products'

    There are many local products available in various states and districts such as makhana in Bihar, amla and mango in Uttar Pradesh, chilli in Madhya Pradesh while Odisha and Jharkhand have forest produce, said Modi. There are many such local products in every district with which the associated industries are planned to be installed nearby, he added.

    12:30 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    Industry groups to be formed near villages, towns, and small cities, said Modi

    The prime minister said that the industry groups will be formed near villages, towns, and small cities for making make different products from local produce, and packing things.

    12:26 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    Modi: Rs 1 lakh crore investment has been announced for cold storage, linking farmers with the market

    PM Modi stressed on the need for making cold storage to keep the crops in self-sufficient India package and farmers should be directly linked to the market. For this Rs 1 lakh crore investment has been announced. The way to sell crops at higher prices will be opened when farmers will connect with the market.

    12:22 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    'Agriculture and farmers were unnecessarily tied to rules and laws for past many years'

    Launching the Garib Kalyan Rojgaar Yojana, Modi said that self-reliant farmers are equally essential for a self-reliant India even as agriculture and farmers were unnecessarily tied to rules and laws for past many years. However, now farmers can sell their crop outside their state and in any market. They can directly connect with the traders who give good prices for produce.

    12:19 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    Modi: In 3 months, work has been done to provide ration-pulses to 80 crore poor people

    The self-reliant India campaign started with the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Within a few weeks, about 25 million rupees were spent on this scheme. In these three months, work has been done to provide ration-pulses to the plate of 80 crore poor people, said Modi. The government has also started Ek Desh Ek Ration Card Scheme so that workers do not have a problem of food grains from the government shop.

    12:16 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    Government making every effort to ensure workers don't have to take loans during Covid

    Modi said that the government is making every effort that labourers don't have to take loans during the Corona pandemic and don't have to spread hands in front of anyone. Modi said that the mapping of the skills of all workers has been started in the village itself. This will help them get work according to their skills.

    12:12 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    Rs 50,000 crore to be spend on employment and development of villages

    PM Modi said that under the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan, Rs 50 thousand crores rupees have to be spent for development of villages particularly to give people jobs. About 25 work areas have been identified with this amount for jobs and development works.

    12:06 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    PM Modi: Launched of Garib kalyan Rojgaar Abhiyan historical moment

    PM Modi hailed launched of Garib Kalyan Rojgaar Abhiyaan as a historical moment. Modi said that the campaign is dedicated for India's laboring brothers and sisters, for the youth, sisters and daughters living in its villages.

    11:54 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    Modi talks to migrant workers over video call

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he talked to some Indian 'brothers and sisters' to his heart's content.

    11:54 (IST)20 Jun 2020
    PM Modi's Mission: Jobs for migrant workers

    The campaign will be run on a mission mode for 125 days, involving intensified and focused implementation of 25 different types of works to provide jobs to the migrant workers.

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