AP tops the country in providing wage employment

Amaravati, July 2:
• The state has generated 16.70 Cr person days to wage seekers
• Within 3 months, 83.5% of approved Labour Budget (20 Cr person days) is achieved.
• Andhra Pradesh stood first in National level in person days generation.
• Andhra Pradesh stood first in National level in providing maximum no. of average days of employment per household.
Highest ever Persondays generated up to June since
inception of the scheme in the year 2006.
• Hon’ble CM during SPANDANA VC held on 27.04.2021 desired
to generate atleast 1 Crore persondays in each district by the end of June in order to meet growing demand for wage employment in rural areas due to COVID pandemic.
• 9 Districts have achieved 1 Cr person days and state as a whole surpassed and achieved 14.80 Crore person days. This is possible because of the fortnightly reviews with the District Collectors by the Hon’ble Chief Minister and reviews with field
functionaries by Hon’ble Minister PR & RD.
Anantapuramu with 1.96 Cr, Vizianagaram with 1.89 Cr and Prakasam District with 1.68 Cr PDs shown remarkable performance.
• During this pandemic, with the guidance of the Hon’ble CM the scheme implemented successfully and an amount of Rs. 2015 Cr has been paid to the female wage seekers and Rs. 1603 Cr to the male wage seekers.

HCM 01.07.2021 Final

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