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UP to bring industry chambers on board for providing jobs to migrants

So far, the state has evacuated more than 2.5 mn stranded workers

Vasai: Migrants from Uttar Pradesh leave from Suncity due to no train facility to their native places following only one train was going to Odisha, during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. (PTI Photo)
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Vasai: Migrants from Uttar Pradesh leave from Suncity due to no train facility to their native places following only one train was going to Odisha, during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. (PTI Photo)

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Amid the colossal influx of more than 2.5 million stranded workers so far owing to covid-19 lockdown, the Uttar Pradesh government is planning to bring the industry associations on board for providing employment to the migrants.

Considering that more than 100,000 migrants are returning to the state on a daily basis by trains, buses and other means, the migrant labour strength is expected to breach the three million mark soon.

Presiding over a review meeting today, chief minister Adityanath instructed officials to expedite the process of skills mapping of the migrants and prepare a roadmap of involving the micro, small and medium

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First Published: May 27 2020 | 6:28 PM IST

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