NEW DELHI: Union minister
on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for connecting 4 districts of
- Ganjam, Bhadrak, Bolangir and Baleshwar along with the states of Bihar and Jharkhand to '
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan
In a tweet, Pradhan said, "I thank PM Narendra Modi for connecting 4 districts of Odisha - Ganjam, Bhadrak, Bolangir & Baleshwar along with the states of Bihar & Jharkhand to 'Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan' & focusing on the overall development of Eastern India."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan on Saturday through video conferencing.
This Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan with a duration of 125 days, will work in mission mode and involve focused implementation of 25 categories of works or activities in 116 districts, each with a large concentration of returnee workers in 6 states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Odisha.
The Prime Minister in his speech credited workers for giving him the idea of starting this scheme.
The launch of the event was attended by Union minister for rural development Narendra Singh Tomar, Uttar Pradesh chief minister
, his Bihar counterpart
, and Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and CM Rajasthan,