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Virus: 5.9L people employed in 46,000 EGS works, says Maha CM


Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav

Thackeray on Tuesday said over 5.92 lakh people were employed in more than 46,000 works under the Employment Guarantee Scheme amid the lockdown for the novel coronavirus outbreak.

He said labourers being hired for the works are being given sanitizers etc and all care was taken to ensure there is no spread of the coronavirus.

In various districts, 5,92,525 labourers are employed in 46,539 EGS works, Thackeray said.

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First Published: Tue, May 19 2020. 19:51 IST