Bhopal : As many as 97 thousand 363 employment oriented works are being undertaken in 22 thousand 226 panchayats in the state under MNREGA scheme,. Of these, 7 lakh 24 thousand 848 labourers are being provided employment. Additional Chief Secretary Panchayat and Rural Development Shri Manoj Shrivastava informed that about 26 thousand new works were started in 3 thousand gram panchayats in a week. About 4.50 lakh new labourers have got employment.
Additional Chief Secretary Shri Manoj Shrivastava informed that instructions have been given to all the districts to start employment oriented work in compliance with the Corona protocol in the remaining districts except the hot-spots as per the directives issued by the Government of India. Arrangements of free masks, sanitizers and soaps have been ensured to the labourers at the workplace. He said that instructions have also been given to follow social distancing at the workplace.