14.75 Lakh migrants register as Uttar Pradesh plans to employ them in industrial units


Yogi Adityanath called for all-out efforts to increase industrial activity (File)


With 25 lakh people returning to Uttar Pradesh during the coronavirus shutdown, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday ordered officials to complete the skills mapping of migrant workers in 15 days and to obtain an investigation to employ them in the MSME and industrial units, said officials.

During the first phase of the skills mapping, more than 14.75 lakh workers registered, said Awanish Awasthi, additional chief secretary (House and Information).

In a meeting with senior state officials to review the foreclosure situation, the chief minister said that the skills mapping should be completed in 15 days and that the data should be prepared, said a spokesperson. official word.

The Chief Minister called for all-out efforts to increase industrial activity and ordered an investigation into various industries, including micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), to adjust workers and workers in according to their skills, said the spokesperson. said.

Awasthi said the chief minister has ordered that information on the qualifications of all workers be collected through a 200-person call center.

The CM called for an ongoing dialogue between Chief Minister Helpline and migrant workers and workers, and reiterated that his government is committed to ensuring a safe and respectable return of workers, for which the state and central governments have taken arrangements for free travel. by trains and buses, officials said.

He ordered officials to write to other state governments to obtain a list of workers who are ready to return to Uttar Pradesh.

Stressing the need for proper control of all workers returning from other states, the chief minister said that they should be placed in quarantine centers before quarantining them at home.

Mr. Awasthi said that more than 25 lakh people have returned to UP so far.

“Until Tuesday, 1,265 trains arrived in UP carrying more than 17 lakh people,” he said.

While allowing morning walks in the parks at a scheduled time, Yogi Adityanath said there should be adequate patrols to ensure safety and social distancing.

With the start of domestic flights, the chief minister also ordered taxis to travel from the airport with two passengers and a driver.

He said that the home delivery system in the COVID-19 containment areas should continue.

The Chief Minister also ordered officials to ensure an adequate supply of PPE kits, N95 masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and other items necessary to check for infection in all COVID hospitals, while ensuring that keep them active 24 hours a day.

He called for efforts to effectively control the infection in prisons and among police personnel.

Asking officials to increase the bed capacity in COVID L1, L2 and L3 hospitals to a lakh by the end of the month, he said the maximum number of people should be tested for the virus.

The chief minister said that the work to have at least one analytical laboratory in each district should be speeded up.

While adopting all security measures to check for infection, work on starting emergency services and necessary operations should begin in non-COVID hospitals, he said.

He also insisted on equipping the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI), King George’s Medical University (KGMU) and Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute with all modern equipment.

Given the prevailing heat wave conditions, Yogi Adityanath ordered officials to ensure an adequate supply of potable water in the region of the Bundelkhand, which lacks water, and tankers in urban areas.

(With the exception of the title, this story was not edited by GalacticGaming staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)


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