Rozgar Setu Scheme: Madhya Pradesh

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The Madhya Pradesh Government has announced the launch of the ‘Rozgar Setu’ scheme, to help secure employment for skilled workers who have returned back to their homes and were employed at industries elsewhere.

Key Points

  • Madhya Pradesh is the first state to devise such a work plan for the workers.
  • The State government will act as a setu (bridge) between workers and employers so that both are benefited.
  • This would fulfil the manpower requirement of industries as well as provide employment to workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • The Chief Minister also hailed the Centre’s ‘SWAMITVA Yojana under which rural areas would be surveyed to help prepare land records.
    • SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) scheme is a collaborative effort of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, State Panchayati Raj Departments, State Revenue Departments and Survey of India.