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PM launches rural job scheme for migrant workers in poll-bound Bihar

As many as 32 districts of total 38 in Bihar are included under the scheme

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' through video conferencing. Photo: ANI
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PM Narendra Modi launches 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' through video conferencing. Photo: ANI

Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a rural jobs scheme from the Khagaria district of Bihar, which would go to the polls later this year.

“It is our endeavour to give work closer to the workers’ homes. Earlier, you were using your talent to provide dynamism and energy to cities. Now you will be able to use this talent to take your villages forward,” Modi said after launching the scheme through videoconferencing.

The PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojana aims to provide employment to about 6.7 million of the 10 million migrants who had returned to villages after the Centre

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First Published: Jun 20 2020 | 5:22 PM IST

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