Hon’ble Prime Minister, in his "Mann Ki Baat" address dated 31st May 2020, expressed the
feelings of the nation about the hardships faced by the returning migrants and outlined the country’s
resolve to provide employment and succor to such citizens.
The objectives of this 125 days Abhiyaan, with a resource envelop of Rs. 50,000 Crore are:
- Provide livelihood opportunities to returning migrants and similarly affected rural citizens
- Saturate villages with public infrastructure - Anganwadis, Panchayat Bhawans, Community Sanitary Complexes etc.
- Set stage for enhancing longer term livelihood opportunities.