The reporter learned from the National Development and Reform Commission yesterday (3rd) that during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, my country has continued to increase the implementation of the food-for-work policy. Up to now, 90 billion yuan has been invested to drive more than 1.5 million rural people out of poverty at their doorstep. There is work and income.

Relief for work is a support policy in which the government invests in the construction of infrastructure projects, and the recipients participate in the construction of the project to receive labor remuneration, which replaces direct relief.

  In recent years, the National Development and Reform Commission has successively issued and implemented a number of policy documents such as the "National 14th Five-Year Plan for Relief for Work" and other policy documents, which effectively guaranteed the implementation of the Relief for Work policy.

  Since the "14th Five-Year Plan", my country has invested a total of 90 billion yuan to implement the food-for-work policy in five major areas, including rural production and life, transportation, water conservancy, cultural tourism, and forestry and grassland infrastructure. 100 million yuan, and all localities simultaneously invested 79 billion yuan in various types of funds.

In the field of agricultural and rural infrastructure, about 14,000 projects have been implemented in the form of food-for-work, which has driven more than 1.5 million rural people out of poverty to find jobs and increase their income nearby. Skills training has been organized through "work-for-work training" and pre-job training. 400,000 passengers.

  Tong Zhangshun, Director of the Regional Revitalization Department of the National Development and Reform Commission: By implementing the food-for-work policy, migrant workers who cannot go out due to the epidemic can not only work and earn income at home, but also improve their employability and level of poverty alleviation, inspiring them The endogenous driving force to increase income by relying on one's own labor.

  In the next step, the National Development and Reform Commission will speed up the issuance of the central government investment plan for cash-for-work in 2022, pay close attention to the poverty-stricken areas and the poverty-stricken population, accurately guide all localities to accelerate the implementation of the project, and effectively do a good job in the organization of mass labor and the payment of labor remuneration to maximize the performance. The "relief" effect of the cash-for-work policy.

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