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Will employ youths in gram sabhas to improve environment: Rahul

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said if his party is voted to power, lakhs of rural youths will be employed in gram sabhas to improve environment.

"India needs to: 1. Repair & Restore our water bodies. 2. Regenerate & Afforest wasteland & degraded land," Gandhi tweeted.

"We will employ lakhs of rural youth in our gram sabhas to improve the environment (sic)," he said.

Gandhi has also said the Congress' soon-to-be released manifesto will lay major thrust on jobs' creation, addressing agrarian distress and strengthening the education and health sectors besides charting a roadmap to boost economic growth.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, March 30 2019. 23:15 IST