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UP cabinet clears proposal on Workers' Employment Commission for migrants

Nearly 3.5 million migrant workers have returned to UP post-lockdown

Yogi Adityanath
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Recently, the CM had tasked officials with generating 10 million jobs for the workers

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
The Uttar Pradesh cabinet today cleared the proposal for setting up of a Workers’ Employment Commission, which will be mandated for facilitating jobs to the migrant and other state workers.

Titled UP Kaamgaar Aur Shramik (Sevayojan Evam Rozgaar) Aayog, the statutory entity will have two separate boards at the state and district levels.

The Commission will be headed by chief minister Yogi Adityanath as the chairperson with the industry and the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) ministers named as two vice chairpersons.

The decision was taken at the state cabinet meeting chaired by the CM here, UP MSME minister Sidharth Nath Singh

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First Published: Jun 16 2020 | 3:27 PM IST

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