Employment Opportunities for Rural People

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Eng. Nasir Ahmad Durrani, the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) formally inaugurated the National Employment Generation Program for Peace - Maintenance Cash Grant Project under the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/NSP) in Kandahar province today.

Addressing those at the inauguration ceremony Minister Durrani said that a sum of 192 million and 100 thousand has been allocated for the MCG project, initially designed to launch in the provincial capital and Nesh, Panjwayi, Shega and Zarai districts of Kandahar province.

The MCG project will cover 397 communities in the districts mentioned. The commencement of the project will provide 23,877 individuals with employment opportunities. At the same time, 596,925 labour days will be created and necessary facilities would be provided to hundreds of rural families.