Daily News 51 lakh given jobs in UP under MGNREGA, 10...

51 lakh given jobs in UP under MGNREGA, 10 lakh more to be employed by next week: Official | India News – Times of India

-

- Advertisment -


76375010

Representational photo. (PTI)

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government has given jobs to 51 lakh workers under MGNREGA amid the COVID-19 crisis and is likely to employ over 10 lakh more through the rural job guarantee scheme by next week, an official said on Sunday.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath earlier held a high-level meeting to review the COVID situation in the state.
After the meeting, a government statement said, “The chief minister was apprised by the principal secretary, Rural Development that as many as 51 lakh labourers / workers have been linked to employment so far.”
Asked to clarify the statement, Chief Minister’s Media Advisor Mrityunjay Kumar said, “At present, everyday 51 lakh people are getting jobs under MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme). An additional 10 lakh jobs will be created under MNREGS next week.”
Earlier, while chairing the meeting of state’s top government officials at his residence, Chief Minister Adityanath asked them to link women to the Rural Livelihood Mission and provide employment to them.
Women can be engaged in gainful employment like sewing work and making ‘murabba and papad’, he said.
The chief minister Adityanath also said his government will prepare an action plan to provide social and economic security to workers. The government has done skill mapping of labourers for this purpose, he said, while directing officials to expedite the process of issuing ration cards to workers to ensure food security for them.
The chief minister also asked them to take prompt action in crimes against women and dalits.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

LAC disengagement: India to look out for signs of China not abiding by deal | India News – Times of India

This June 28, 2020, satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the border be...Read...

Pakistan’s claim Jadhav against review plea a farce: India | India News – Times of India

India dismissed as a “continuation of a farce” Pakistan’s claim on Wednesday that Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav

1st Test: England 35/1 at stumps against West Indies as weather spoils long-awaited cricket return | Cricket News – Times of India

SOUTHAMPTON: After a 117-day absence, international cricket returned in familiar fashion on Wednesday as rain and...

Catriona Gray’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds to be unveiled in 2021 due to pandemic – BeautyPageants

Speaking about the amazing opportunity received she said that she was in shock when they approached her and...
- Advertisement -

Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane eagerly waiting to get back on field as international cricket resumes | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As the international cricket returned to action on Wednesday, Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma

Veteran actor Jagdeep ‘Soorma Bhopali’ of ‘Sholay’ passes away – Times of India

Veteran actor Jagdeep, best known for his role in Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra starrer 'Sholay' as Soorma Bhopali...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you