Anganwadi centres, Rural roads, rural housing, Railway works, RURBAN Mission in rural areas which are taking shape of urban areas, solar pumpset, laying of fibre optic cables, jal jeevan are other various works included in the 25 public works.
The new scheme shall provide employment opportunities to around 45000 thousand people who have migrated back in these three districts, and are hopeful of finding skill-based jobs in MSME, small sector units, agricultural and telecom units.
"The majority of these include those who have returned to their villages during the lockdown, they want to develop their village through their efforts and skill", Modi said at the launch of the event.
Before launching the scheme, Modi spoke to several migrants and enquired their current state of employment and also whether the various welfare schemes launched during the lockdown period were available to them.
Modi also highlighted that internet was being used more in villages than cities.
It is our endeavour that workers get jobs near home; till now you were developing cities, now you will help your village, Modi said.
"The people in villages have emerged as exemplars in fighting corona", Modi said, adding that their fortitude and discipline to ward off the epidemic is a lesson for the city folk, and a shining example for the world. The amount will be spent on "building durable rural infrastructure".
Prime Minister launched the campaign through remote from Telihar village in Khagaria District of Bihar in presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar along with other Chief Ministers and Union Rural Development Minister.
At the beginning of his speech, Modi paid homage to soldiers of Bihar regiment who lost their lives in a violent clash at LAC in eastern Ladakh.
Villages across 116 districts in the six states will join this programme through the Common Service Centres and Krishi Vigyan Kendras.
Officials said the Garib Kalyan Rozgyar Abhiyan is separate from the MGNREGS. This scheme is only applicable to 116 districts with a selected list of works initially for 125 days. It is dedicated to the workers, to the youths and women living in villages.