New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, the scheme which aims at providing jobs to 1.25 crore migrant workers and others in Uttar Pradesh, who lost their employment during the nation-wide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the country. 

The Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan will be covering 31 districts of the state, which has witnessed the maximum number of migrant workers returning to their homes after the lockdown was imposed in March end. The mega job scheme will be undertaken as a part of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan, launched by the Prime Minister on June 20 for 116 districts in 6 states across the country. 

The Centre announced the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package to stimulate various sectors. In order to generate employment with a thrust towards creating infrastructure in backward regions of the country, Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan was launched on June 20.

The Uttar Pradesh government envisaged a unique initiative "Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan" which dovetails programmes of the Centre and state government while creating partnerships with industry and other organisations. The campaign is intensely focused on providing employment and promoting local entrepreneurship.

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.

Uttar Pradesh’s 31 districts have been covered under the scheme and the state government is likely to use the occasion to showcase the work it has been doing for the welfare of the workers.

Posted By: Talib Khan