The analysis of the data has revealed the extent both of their contribution to the economies of other states and The challenge before the UP government to provide them with employment within the state.
• There are about 91,000 painters. • There are about 66,000 agricultural labourers. • About 65,000 of those associated with carpentry. • About 62,000 tailors or those associated with stitching or embroidery.
Labourers under MNREGA were engaged in projects such as- The deepening of ponds in villages, and in river rejuvenation projects. As many as 22 river rejuvenation works are in progress across the state.