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Rs 1000.84 Crore incurred for Odisha for 74,42,323 Mandays Employment Generated under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan

Newdelhi:16/9/20: The Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) is a 125-day Abhiyan launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 20th June 2020 with a mission to address the issues of returnee migrant workers and similarly affected rural population by Covid-19 pandemic through a multi-pronged strategy of providing immediate employment & livelihood opportunities to the distressed, to saturate the villages with public infrastructure and creation of livelihood assets to boost the income generation activities and enhance long term livelihood opportunities by giving focus on 25 works in 116 selected districts across 6 States with a resource envelope of Rs 50,000 crore.

State-wise employment generated in person-days and quantum  of the amount  spent  so far  under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan’ is as below:


# State Mandays Employment



(Rs. in Crore)

1 BIHAR 42,46,1946 6712.82
2 JHARKHAND 40,10,287 662.24
3 MADHYA PRADESH 47,78,7323 4233.49
4 ODISHA 74,42,323 1000.84
5 RAJASTHAN 1,11,34,3237 6044.25
6 UTTAR PRADESH 5,90,72124 4905.56
  Total 27,21,17240 23559.20


So far the Abhiyaan has been successful in meeting its objectives. The objectives   of the Abhiyaan is to provide livelihood employment to the returnee migrants and similarly affected citizens in the rural areas. So far about 27.21 crore mandays employment has been provided under theAbhiyaan.

In the pursuit of objectives of the Abhiyaan, a large number of structures have been created so far. They inter alia includes:


Sl. No. Activities  
1. Community Sanitary Complex (in number) 6,655
2. Rural Houses (in number) 3,21,058
3. Cattle Sheds (in number) 23,705
4. Farm Ponds (in number) 16,571
5. Goat Sheds (in number) 4,856
6. Water Conservation & Harvesting Works (in number) 1,01,094
7. Plantation (including through CAMPA funds) 72,748 hectare
8. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee RURBAN Mission activity (in


9. Solid and Liquid Waste Management work (in number) 16,219
10. Gram Panchayat Bhawan (in number) 1,063
11. Gram Panchayat made live through internet connectivity(in

number) under Bhartnet project



Rural Development Ministry and other 11 participating Ministries and six State Government regularly monitors the implementation of the Abhiyaan. A Central Nodal officer has been appointed for each Ahiyaan District to guide and facilitate the districts as also monitor Abhiyaan

activities therein. Constant dialogue with the States and Ministries has been undertaken to facilitate the implementation of the Abhiyaan.

The State wise details of mandays of employment generated are asbelow:


# State Mandays Employment Generated
1 BIHAR 42461946
2 JHARKHAND 4010287
4 ODISHA 7442323
5 RAJASTHAN 111343237
6 UTTAR PRADESH 59072124
  Total 272117240

The State wise detail of expenditure out of resource envelop of Rs.50,000 crore under the GKRA is asbelow:


# State Expenditure (Rs. in Crore)
1 BIHAR 6712.82
2 JHARKHAND 662.24
4 ODISHA 1000.84
5 RAJASTHAN 6044.25
  Total 23559.20


This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha today.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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