The web portal of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan has been launched by the Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar. The web portal has been set up to provide information to the public regarding the various district-wise and scheme-wise components of the Abhiyaan. It will also help in monitoring the progress of completion of the works being undertaken in 116 districts of 6 states, with more than 25000 returnee migrant workers per district.
The Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan is an employment generation-cum-rural infrastructure creation programme launched by the Government of India to offer employment opportunities to returnee migrant workers at their native places for next four months. Ministry of Rural Development is the nodal Ministry of the programme launched with a funding of Rs 50,000 crore.