Indira Gandhi Shahari Rozgar Yojana
New rules for the implementation of the Indira Gandhi Shahari Rozgar Yojana have been accepted by Rajasthan Chief Minister Shri Ashok Gehlot. The scheme, modelled after the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Jobs Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), was introduced by Gehlot in the 2022-23 budget to create employment in metropolitan areas .
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- Families living in urban areas will receive 100 days of employment each year under the new urban employment scheme. According to an official release, the state government will invest Rs 800 crore each year on this ambitious plan.
- According to the new instructions, everyone between the ages of 18 and 60 who live in the local body area would be enrolled under the system using their Jan Aadhaar cards.
- Under the proposal, the work will be approved and carried out by state and district committees.
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- Chief Minister of Rajasthan: Shri Ashok Gehlot