27 lakh crore package given under Aatmanirbhar scheme to generate employment in rural sector: Union Labour Minister

Union Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar says a package of 27 lakh crore has been given under Aatmanirbhar scheme to help generate employment in rural sector. In reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, he said there are 40 crore unorganised labour and 10 crore organised labour in the country.

He said, one crore labourers engaged in the unorganised sector returned to their home States during COVID-19. He,however, said but many have now gone back.


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