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Odisha Sanctions Rs 100 Crores Under Urban Employment Initiative

Amidst the ongoing coronavirus lockdown, Odisha government announced for a special wage generation programme ‘Urban Wage Employment Initiative’ for economically weaker sections in various urban local bodies in the State.

Through the initiative which is mainly labour intensive, people will be engaged in several works including management of solid waste, revival of water bodies, development and maintenance of parks and playgrounds, cleaning of drains and others. The State government has sanctioned Rs 100 crores in this regard and the initiative will continue till September.

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