New Delhi, August 11
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday stated it’s essential to implement a scheme like MGNREGA and the party-proposed minimal earnings assure scheme NYAY to assist these struggling attributable to unemployment in cities and the poor throughout the nation.
The Congress has been urging the federal government to scale up the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and broaden its scope to satisfy the rising work demand within the wake of the COVID-19 disaster.
Gandhi asserted that implementing the 2 schemes would even be helpful to the financial system.
“It is necessary to implement a scheme like MGNREGA for those suffering due to unemployment in cities, and the NYAY scheme for the poor people across the country,” the previous Congress chief tweeted.
It will even be very helpful for the financial system, he stated.
“Will the suit-boot-loot government be able to understand the pain of the poor?” Gandhi stated.
He additionally shared a graph displaying a rise in MGNREGA demand.
During the lockdown interval within the wake of the COVID-19 scenario within the nation, the Congress repeatedly demanded that the federal government deposit a sum of Rs 7,500 in all Jan Dhan accounts, all pension accounts and all PM-Kisan accounts to assist the poor and susceptible tide over the disaster.
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha ballot, the Congress had proposed, and promised to implement the NYAY (Nyuntam Aay Yojana) scheme if voted to energy. PTI