PM Modi, CM Yogi Adityanath launch Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan
Parul June 26, 2020
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan. The campaign is likely to provide employment to 1.25 crore migrant workers and others in the state of Uttar Pradesh, who lost their jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan was launched by prime minister Narendra Modi virtually. In fact, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath was also present during the virtual launch of the campaign. This campaign will cover 31 districts of Uttar Pradesh, which has seen more than 30 lakh migrant labourers return home following the lockdown in the country.
The Rojgar campaign will be undertaken as part of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan that the Prime Minister started on June 20 for 116 districts in six states across the country.
The Atmanirbhar UP Rojgar Abhiyan is focused on providing jobs, promoting local entrepreneurship and creating partnerships with industrial associations and other organisations to create employment opportunities. The target of providing work has been given to different departments across the state with a focus on 25 categories of work.