UP to launch dedicated job portal for returning migrant labourers

UP to launch dedicated job portal for returning migrant labourers

Amid the heavy influx of stranded labourers following covid-19 lockdown, the

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Amid the heavy influx of stranded labourers following covid-19 lockdown, the today said a dedicated job portal was being developed for the migrants.


The state revenue department is developing the online portal, wherein the details of the skilled labourers would be uploaded to enable their speedy recruitment by the interested companies or agencies.



So far, more than 2.1 million labourers have returned by trains and roadways buses to UP from industrialised states, such as Gujarat, Maharashtra, Punjab, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand etc.


“Most of these migrants are skilled workers and posses skills in different fields, including metal, concrete etc. The website will help them get suitable employment,” UP additional chief secretary Awanish Kumar Awasthi said here this evening.


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He said arrangements are being made to help the migrants fill up the ‘job cards’ at the…



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