Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme: Know who can get employment, and who is eligible for this!

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Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme: Within six days of the launch of the Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme launched by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, 100,000 people were given employment. An official claims that there is a lot of interest among the urban residents in this program. "The number of beneficiaries is increasing continuously," the source was quoted as saying by PTI. According to the article, over 2.45 lakh families reportedly received their job cards through the program.

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When was the scheme launched?

The Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme, billed by the Congress as the country's largest program to provide guaranteed employment to people living in cities, was introduced by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on 9 September. People will get 100 days of employment every year from the government.

Who is eligible?

According to the state government, the age limit for employment under Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme is 18 to 60 years. Only people residing in urban local jurisdictions are eligible for employment. It is equivalent to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA) of the central government. Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme is for the urban population and MGNREGA is for the rural people.

The government is prioritizing the needs of the poor, the destitute, and those who have lost their jobs as a result of the outbreak. According to the government, at least 50 people will be hired in each ward of the urban local bodies.

Remuneration

Salaries for those hired under this program will fall into one of three categories: unskilled workers will get Rs 259 per day, skilled workers will get Rs 283, and supervisors will get Rs 271 per day.

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Types of tasks

Different types of tasks are divided into different categories. some of them are:

Environmental protection responsibilities include planting trees in public areas, maintaining parks, and planting water plants on dividers and sidewalks.

Water conservation duties include cleaning and improving ponds, lakes, and stepwells as well as collecting rainwater and restoring water sources.

Heritage conservation, convergence, removal of encroachments and illegal boards, hoardings, and banners are other related works.