Govt for universal right to minimum wages; regional disparity in minimum wages to be bridged by national floor wage: FM on reforms in works
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme support to returning Migrants
14.62 crore man-days generated up to May 13 under MNREGA with Rs 10,000 cr spend, says FM Sitharaman on employment for migrant workers.
We are also looking at re-skilling of retrenched workers:
Extending EPF Support for business and organised workers for another 3 months for salary months of June, July and August 2020 – will provide liquidity for workers in MSME and other Businesses.
National portability of ration card. One Nation One Ration Card to be implemented: FM
Free food grains supply to all migrants for next 2 months. For non-card holders, they shall be given 5kg wheat/rice per person & 1 kg chana per family/month for 2 months. 8 crore migrants will benefit- Rs 3500 crores to be spent on this: FM
As the country fights against COVID-19, PM @narendramodi has rolled out the vision of #AtmanirbharBharat. Here are some highlights of how the govt is helping the nation become self-reliant in times to come #AatmaNirbharBharatPackage
”We had announced the increase in average wage rate from Rs 182 to Rs 202 under MNREGA. We have already generated 14.62 crore man-days of work till 13th May. This is 40-50% more than May last year. We’re ensuring they get enrolled in large numbers.” #AatmaNirbharBharatPackage
Govt has permitted state govts to utilise SDRF for setting up shelter for migrants&providing them food&water etc..
We are conscious, we are attending to the migrants and giving them in various different ways: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
”The incentive on crop loans was provided till March, and we’re extending it to 31st May, 2020. 25 lakh new Kisan credit cards holders have been santioned with a loan limit of Rs 25,000 crore”. #AatmaNirbharBharatPackage
‘Rs 4,200 crore provided for rural infrastructure during the COVID period. Working capital of Rs 6,700 crore sanctioned for procurement of agricultural produce to state agencies since March 2020.”
”12,000 Self-Help groups in the country have produced over 3 crore masks and 1.2 lakh litres of sanitizers. The urban poor contributed to this in a major way. 7,200 new SHGs of urban poor have been newly formed since March 15, 2020.” #AatmaNirbharBharatPackage
In just the last two months, GoI has permitted State govts to utilise the SDR Fund to set up shelters and basic facilities for migrants. Rs 11,002 crore of its governmental share was advanced to all states on 3rd April under SDRF.” #AatmaNirbharBharatPackage
Govt to launch a scheme for affordable rental housing for migrant workers/urban poor to provide ease of living by converting govt funded housing in cities into Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) under PPP mode through concessionaire: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Free food grains supply to all migrants for the next 2 months. For non-card holders, they shall be given 5kg wheat/rice per person & 1kg chana per family/month for 2 months. 8 crore migrants will benefit- Rs 3500 crores to be spent on this: FM