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Jharkhand Cabinet Nod For 1 Lakh Wells, EWS Quota In Jobs

As part of the irrigation scheme, the Jharkhand government approved the construction of 1 lakh wells, besides 10 per cent job reservation for people from economically weaker sections (EWS).

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren
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The Jharkhand government gave its nod to some proposals, including the construction of 1 lakh wells under irrigation schemes, besides 10 per cent reservation in district-level jobs to people from economically weaker sections (EWS).
    
A total of 40 decisions were taken at a meeting of the cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday.
    
Approval was given for implementation of the 'Birsa Irrigation Well Promotion Mission' under which 1 lakh wells will be constructed, an official statement said.
    
The cabinet also approved the proposal for setting up two residential schools in Chaibasa and Dumka at Rs 195 crore.
    
It also cleared the formation of Jharkhand Knowledge Corporation Ltd on the lines of Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd. 

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