Ministry of Rural Development

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan

Posted On: 15 SEP 2020 7:32PM by PIB Delhi

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 persondays and quantum  of amount  spent  so far  under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan’ is as below:

 

#

State

Mandays Employment

Generated

Expenditure

(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

number)

6,759

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

1,254

 

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

3

MADHYA PRADESH

47787323

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

3

MADHYA PRADESH

4233.49

4

ODISHA

1000.84

5

RAJASTHAN

6044.25

6

UTTAR PRADESH

4905.56

 

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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