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Naxal-hit Gadchiroli gets livelihood aid

DNMUM398569 | 10/13/2017 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :384

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In a bid to reach out to the tribal population and contain the naxal menace in Gadchiroli district, the Maharashtra government has launched an ambitious livelihood mission which focuses on providing jobs, strengthening physical infrastructure and helping locals to get remunerative prices for their agriculture produce.
The minister of state for home (rural), Deepak Kesarkar, told DNA, “The livelihood mission aims to increase the household income through sustainable livelihood enhancements and improved access to financial and public services. The tribals are largely engaged in paddy farming who will be provided training to increase productivity, provide godowns to store their produce and also ensure the remunerative price. <
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