Economics

Food for work programme is a component of which of these schemes?


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Employment Assurance Scheme (EAS)


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Food for work programme is a component of Employment Assurance Scheme (EAS). Started in the year 2000-01, it was later expanded to become a part of the wage employment scheme of the central government. It was launched only in certain districts during the periods of drought, flood, earthquake or any such natural calamity. However the programme was later implemented in other states as well.

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