Covid-19 impact: Govt plans job scheme for urban poor and migrants

It could be a new scheme or modified version of an existing employment programme, officials say

Arup RoychoudhurySanjeeb Mukherjee Business Standard New Delhi

By all indications, these measures will be more in the form of fiscal intervention by the Centre, compared with the “Atmanirbhar Bharat” package, which leaned heavily towards credit and liquidity measures.

The Central government is considering an employment scheme for the poor and migrants in urban and sub-urban parts of the country, as job creation becomes the biggest priority for the administration tr

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First Published: Jul 24 2020 | 12:52 AM IST

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