Chhattisgarh Rojgar Mission

The Chhattisgarh Government is to launch an employment mission called the Rojgar Mission. The mission aims to create 15 lakh job opportunities in the state in the next five years.

Key Features

The mission will leverage experts from IITs, IIITs, IIMs. It is to be headed by the Chief Minister of the state. The others taking active roles in the mission are chief secretary and principal secretary of the state.

Implementing committee

The chief minister is the chairman. The Chief Secretary of the state is the vice chairman and the principal secretary will act as Chief Executive Officer. The committee will also include the managing director of minor forest produce federation of the state.


The mission is expected to create 12 to 15 lakhs of job opportunities in the next five years. The state has already excelled in minor forest produce. In 2021, Chhattisgarh secured ten national awards for good procurement, processing and performance. It has also excelled in implementing Van Dhan Yojana. The committee is to focus more on this area. This will help boost the employment around minor forest produces and will help the tribals largely.

Unemployment in Chhattisgarh

According to report released by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) in 2022, the unemployment rate in Chhattisgarh is 2.1%. The state ranks fourth among the states with lowest unemployment rate.

Key Findings of CMIE on Chhattisgarh

The recent economic recession caused by COVID did not affect the state as much as it did to the other states. The unemployment rate in the country was 6.52% in January 2021.




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