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Jairam advocates skill development

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday stressed skill development in manual labour saying that the private sector firms can play a role in it. Ramesh lauded IndiaCan, a Pearson operating company saying that it can play a very important role. According to him, around 8 per cent of the families (under MGNREGA), including in Assam, have crossed 100 days of employment .

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