Being a semi-arid region agriculture in Maharashtra is a seasonal activity in many rural regions. During lean periods, a large number of rural households have to suffer due to unemployment. The aim of Maharashtra Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) is to address these issues faced by rural areas by providing them guaranteed employment at a wage level. This week IBN-Lokmat’s Vichara Mantryana brings to you yet another prominent politician Mr. Nitin Raut, Minister of Employment Guarantee and Water Conservation of Maharashtra.He is the leader from Indian National Congress Party. For any queries, call in on 022-66899263 to speak to him, catch this show live on Thursday, 4th April 2013 at 8 pm only on IBN-Lokmat.

After completing his Education Mr. Nitin started his brief stint in politics. He has been leader with Congress Party for almost four decades. In his political journey, Raut has successfully held many positions as  Vice President of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee, General Secretary Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee, member of the Core Group and Media Committee, etc.. Apart from politics, he published many books and has won awards to his credit for his contribution to his field. Mr. Nitin is actively involved in social work through his NGO, Named Sankalp, this NGO works for the upliftment of Dalits and provides relief to victims of natural and man-made calamities.

So be prepared with all your queries regarding employment and water conservation. To watch this show live, tune into ‘Vichara Mantryanaon Thursday, 4th April 2013 at 8 pm only on IBN Lokmat.

Call in on 022-66899263 to speak to Nitin Raut, Maharashtra’s Minister of Employment Guarantee and Water Conservation.