Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana (Poor welfare employment scheme) by the central government, every person who has lost his job due to coronavirus and workers returning to the state as well as the youth of the village who are looking for employment, provide employment to them.
PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana will be launched by Prime Minister Modi on 20 June 2020 through video conferencing to follow social distancing and also help in preventing the epidemic spreading in the country.
PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Scheme
PM Modi government has decided to launch Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rozgar Yojana. This large-scale rural public works scheme will empower and provide livelihood opportunities to migrant workers and citizens residing in villages.
To begin with, PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana will be launched from village – Telihar in Khagaria district of Bihar. Apart from this, the Chief Ministers of the other 5 states as well as the Union Ministers of the concerned Ministries will also participate in the virtual launch of PM Garib Kalyan Yojana.
In this poor welfare employment scheme of the government, villages of 116 districts of 6 states will be included in this program through Common Service Center (CSC) and Krishi Vigyan Kendras. These CSCs and the Center for Agricultural Sciences will maintain social distance norms in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojna OverView
|Name of scheme||Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan|
|Launch By||Prime Minister Narendra Modi|
|Launch Date||20 June 2020|
|Campaign deadline||22 October 2020|
|Campaign duration||125 days|
|Campaign states||Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Odisha|
|Beneficiary||Unemployed, migrant workers|
Get employment – Garib Kalyan Yojana
Launching the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rozgar Yojana through video conferencing, Prime Minister Modi said that this scheme of the government will provide employment to every person in the village, especially the benefit of this scheme will be given to those people who are in cities during lockdown Have returned to villages
The Prime Minister said that earlier our villagers were doing good for the cities, now all of them will develop their villages and help the country in creating a strong India. Prime Minister said in his speech that each village has its own needs. Due to this, all the needs will be met under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan
Under the scheme, pucca houses will be built for the poor in different villages, plantations will be made, shelters will be constructed to keep animals, roads will be built and along with this, to get drinking water Water life mission will also be taken forward, almost all of these have been included under the development work plan.
Broadband cables will also be routed to the village to reach the Internet at a faster and cheaper rate in the village, with the government providing a package of 50,000 crore for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana.
The people of the village will be brought forward to do all these tasks, so that they can get employment, different jobs will be received by the people to complete different tasks, ie any person who is skilled in the work of that type. Employment will be provided.
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Campaign period
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan has been officially launched on 20 June 2020. This campaign of the government will be 125 days and will work in mission mode. Accordingly, the last date for the Prime Minister’s Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan will be 22 October 2020.
The PMGKRA Rural Employment Campaign will involve intensive and focused implementation of 25 types of work. Providing employment work to migrant workers is the main objective. Apart from this, the government will also focus on building infrastructure in rural areas of the country.
In which sector should development work be done?
Under the Central Government’s Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rozgar Yojana, migrant laborers as well as unemployed rural youth will be provided work in the following areas:
|Community Sanitation Complex||PM Kusum Scheme Work|
|Gram Panchayat Bhavan||Laying optic wire under Bharat Net|
|Work under finance commission funds||Work under jal jeevan mission|
|National highway works||Work under PM Urja Ganga Project|
|Water conservation and irrigation works||Livelihood training by KVK|
|Construction of wells||Work from District Mineral Fund|
|Plantation (including Campa Funds)||Solid and liquid residual (waste) management tasks|
|Anganwadi center||Animal Husbandry Shed|
|Rural Housing (PMAY – Rural)||Goat farming shed|
|Rural Linkage (PMGSY) and Border Roads Work||Poultry shed|
|Railway works||Vermi Composting|
|Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission|
Ministry involved in PM Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan
PM Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan will be a coordinated effort between 12 different Ministries / Departments. The list of all these Ministries of Government of India is as follows:
- Rural development
- Panchayati Raj
- Road Transport and Highways
- Drinking Water and Sanitation
- Petroleum and Natural Gas
- New and Renewable Energy
- Border roads
List of states / districts selected for the scheme
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan 116 districts in 6 states (including 27 aspirational districts) have been selected for implementation of the scheme. Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Odisha are the names of states to implement the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana.
Earlier on 5 May 2020, PM Modi also introduced PM Garib kalyan Yojana (PMGKY). In this economic package, around 39 crore people have received financial assistance of Rs 34,800 crore among the Covid-19 lockdowns.
Garib kalyan Rojgar Yojana FAQ’s
As the name suggests, the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan is a poor welfare employment campaign, launched by Prime Minister Modi himself. Under this campaign, new development works will be started in rural areas, under which all villagers will get employment
It is a 125-day long employment campaign especially for poor people in rural areas. This campaign has been started by PM Modi ji through video conferencing on 20 June 2020. The campaign will end on 22 October 2020. Last date of the scheme can be increased by time
Initially 6 states of the country have been selected for implementation of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana. These are Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Odisha.
According to current reports, the last date of the scheme is 22 October 2020.
About 25 development works have been included in the Garib Kalyan Rozgar Yojana