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UP to amend textile, tourism policies to reboot industry, create jobs

The state signs MOUs with four leading industrial bodies to create employment for 1.1 mn returning migrants

Yogi Adityanath
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These industries include food processing, textile, dairy, tourism, handloom, and pharmaceutical.

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Amid the influx of three million migrant workers from other states following covid-19 lockdown, the Uttar Pradesh government is planning to amend the policies of several labour-intensive industries for rebooting industrial activities and creating mass employment.

These industries include food processing, textile, dairy, tourism, handloom, and pharmaceutical.

UP chief minister Adityanath has asked officials to fine-tune the existing policy framework to make it more “dynamic and competitive” so that lockdown-hit industrial activity is reenergised for job creation.

Presiding over a review meeting at his official residence in Lucknow yesterday, Adityanath asserted that appropriate amendments to the existing policies be made to suit the

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First Published: May 30 2020 | 5:24 PM IST

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