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Govt job outlook remains bleak

3 min read . 03 Feb 2020
(Clockwise from top left) poor wages under the rural jobs scheme and a delay in payments have driven men out of the scheme, leaving only women and the old behind; Monica, 3, has not received the one egg due to her every week at the local Anganwadi; a blind Dinesh Thakur and his wife are struggling to run a family on a paltry  ₹400 per month disability pension; Devkali Devi, 65, who stays alone, can barely survive on a 5kg per month food dole from the government.