They include accident insurance, free medical treatment and social security pension
Workers engaged in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) in Rajasthan will get the construction labourer cards on the completion of 90 days of work in a year. The cards will enable them to get the benefits of various social security schemes.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said here on Tuesday the recent decision to give work at the MGNREGA sites on demand had provided a major relief to the rural populace during the pandemic. The workers will now get the benefits such as accident insurance, free medical treatment and social security pension through the cards.
With about 54 lakh labourers engaged under the MGNREGA in June, Rajasthan has occupied the top slot in providing jobs to migrant workers returning to their native villages.
The construction labourers are governed by…