Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked government officials to come up with a plan to provide employment to nearly 20 lakh people in the state, after having studied the Centre’s advisory on lockdown and economic activities that can be taken out during the same.
He has also asked for a compilation of all details including names, addresses, and work competencies of labourers returning to the state to facilitate their employment. “Even during the lockdown, it is necessary to search for possibilities. Industrial activities should be conducted while following all anti-infection measures,” he said. The Chief Minister has brought to notice that sugar mills are allowed to operate and no case of COVID-19 has been reported from the same.
“In the same way, all industries should operate. A detailed work plan should be prepared to give a new dimension to investment in the state,” Adityanath said in a statement.
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