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For the last decade, the Indian government has been running a workfare program in villages throughout the country.
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Origin and Etymology of workfare
First Known Use: 1968See Words from the same year
WORKFARE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of workfare for English Language Learners
: a program in which people must do work in order to receive money from the government for food, housing, medical costs, etc.
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