Poor in remote villages of Rajouri getting employed under MGNREGA

People from far-flung border areas of Qila Dharhal Block of Rajouri are getting jobs under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Act (MGNREGA) scheme. Several people are engaged in construction work of roads, footpaths, water canals. Parmjeet Singh (Panch) said, "Ongoing works has brought a big change in development. There are many schemes by the government going on here. People are very happy in the border areas, who are going on work and works related to road connectivity, footpaths, land-levelling and water canals." Sarpanch Qila Dharhal Kuldeep Singh said, "I am thankful to the government for the schemes under which I am now able to live in my own Pakka Makkan. I had to face trouble in rainy days but it got sorted now." Pritam Singh, Resident said, "It's a great initiative from the government and we are very happy."