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UP signs MoUs with industry bodies to create 1.1 million jobs for migrants

The migrant workers will lay the foundation of New UP, says CM Adityanath

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A migrant feeds his child before boarding a bus for Ludhiana to travel to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar, Thursday, May 28, 2020. (PTI Photo)

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
The Uttar Pradesh government today signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four industry chambers for collectively providing employment to more than 1.1 million migrant labourers, who have returned to the state following covid-19 lockdown.

The MoUs have been signed with Indian Industries Association (IIA), FICCI, Laghu Udyog Bharati (LUB) and National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO).

The government will share the migrants’ database with the industry associations, so that they could be absorbed in different industrial, real estate and manufacturing units depending upon their vocational skills and experience, especially micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME).

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First Published: May 29 2020 | 4:02 PM IST

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