Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme has become a lifeline for the rural sector in the lockdown imposed for the prevention of global epidemic corona. In order to provide employment opportunities to the villagers in their own villages, the Kabirdham district administration has made the whole arrangement and approved the work under the scheme on a large scale, which results that today Kabirdham district is second in the state in terms of providing employment to the villagers. . Combining the four development blocks of the district, more than 165000 laborers are getting employment opportunities on an average every day.
According to the information received, 46915 in the district panchayat Bodla, 35628 in the district panchayat Kawardha, 42169 in the district panchayat Pandaria and 40452 in the district panchayat Sahaspur Lohara have got employment as on date. Various works are in progress in 468 gram panchayats of the district, including pond deepening work, new pond construction work, mud road construction work, dabri construction work, raw drain construction as well as Xavian structure construction under Narva to be done under Suraji village scheme. , Small check dam construction, loose boulder check dam, silt clearance and other works are being done. There are 409 work-in-progress chariots in various gram panchayats and the registered laborers are getting regular employment in these works as well as due to timely payment of wages, the villagers are avoiding financial trouble during lockdown. Like last year, this year also the continuation of providing more and more employment to villagers in Kabirdham district is going on continuously. This is the reason that Kabirdham villagers have got the maximum employment in 27 districts of the state after Rajnandgaon.