‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’ is a massive rural public works scheme of Government of India to empower and provide livelihood opportunities to the returnee migrant workers and rural citizens.
The Abhiyaan was launched on 20th June, 2020 from Village – Telihar, Block- Beldaur of Khagaria District of Bihar.
The objectives of this 125 days Abhiyaan, with a resource envelop of Rs. 50,000 Crore are:
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. These districts are estimated to cover about 2/3 of such migrant workers.
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) will be operational for a period of 125 days, commencing from 20th June, 2020.
Returnee migrant workers and similarly affected rural population of 6 States namely Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Abhiyaan involves intensified and focused implementation of 25 target driven works to provide employments and create infrastructure in the rural areas of
116 Abhiyaan Districts with a resource envelope of Rs 50,000 crore. Following is the list of 25 works & activities from participating Ministries/Departments.
1 Community Sanitary Complexes
2 Gram Panchayat Bhawans
3 Works under Finance Commission funds
4 National Highway works
5 Water conservation & Harvesting works
7 Plantation works (including CAMPA Funds)
9 Anganwadi Centers
10 Rural housing works (PMAY-G)
11 Rural connectivity works (PMGSY)& Border road works
12 Railway works
13 Shyama Prasad Mukherjee RURBAN Mission
14 PM KUSUM works
15 Laying of Optic Fiber under Bharat Net
16 Works under Jal Jeevan Mission
17 PM Urja Ganga Project
18 Training through KVK for Livelihoods
19 Works through District Mineral Fund
20 Solid and liquid waste management works
21 Farm ponds
22 Cattle sheds
23 Goat Sheds
24 Poultry sheds
For complete guidelines, click here
Source : Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan website
Last Modified : 8/6/2021
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