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State Council Issues Urbanization Policy to Assist Peasant Workers Relocating to the City

Xinhua reported that the State Council recently issued a notice about its urbanization policy to assist peasant workers who are relocating to the city. The policy covers areas including, but not limited to, education assistance for children of peasant workers, medical benefits to receive medical care away from home, unemployment assistance, public assistance, and social security benefit policies. The notice stressed how important it is for the local municipal government to implement this policy. It also assures that the Ministry of Finance will issue certain awards to the local region to encourage the progress of urbanization.

Source: Xinhua, August 5, 2016