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Jharkhand launches three schemes for rural job creation

On 4th May 2020, In Ranchi, Chief Minister,Hemant Soren launches three schemes, Birsa Harit Gram Yojana(BHGY), Neelambar Pitambar JAL Sammridhi Yojana(NPJSY) and Veer Sahid Poto Ho Khel Vikas Scheme (VSPHKVS) to prove wage employment for the workers in the rural area devised in convergence with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme(MGNREGA) in the presence of rural development minister Alamgir Alam, water resources minister Mithilesh Thankur and other administrative officials.Jharkhand launches schemes for job creationKey Points:

i.In the data provided by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CIME) the unemployment rate of the state pegged at 47.1% which is double the national average. The three schemes are to provide employment for more than 6 lakh stranded migrant labourers returning to the state and revive the economy of the state.

ii.These schemes are made keeping the long term goals for sustainable development and creating new assets for the state.

iii.Neelambar Pitambar Jal Sammridhi Yojana(NPJSY)  is aimed for the conservation of water, recharge of ground water, creation of agro-water storage units for saving rainwater and runaway ground water.

iv.BirsaHarit Gram Yojana(BHGY) is aimed to use the two lakh acres of government lands for afforestation by providing 100 fruit-bearing plants to more than 5 lakh families to initiate the plantation, maintenance, landwork and afforestation through MNREGA.

v.Veer Sahid Poto Ho Khel Vikas Scheme(VSPHKVS)  is for linking sports with rural job schemes in order to provide boost to sports through the scheme around 5,000 sports grounds are planned to set up for one each in all 4300 panchayats.

About Jharkhand:
Capital– Ranchi
Official Bird– Asian Koel
Official Animal– Indian Elephant