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PM Modi Launches Atma Nirbhar UP Rojgar Abhiyan To Benefit Migrants:- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Atma Nirbhar UP Rojgar Abhiyan which is a campaign to provide employment for 1.25 crore migrant workers who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. Atma Nirbhar UP Rojgar Abhiyan will initially cover 31 districts of Uttar Pradesh as the state has 30 lakh migrant workers who returned back home after the lockdown got announced. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath too was present for the virtual launch of Atma Nirbhar UP Rojgar Abhiyan campaign.
It will be undertaken as a part of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan which was started by Narendra Modi on June 20th for 116 districts of the country. Atma Nirbhar UP Rojgar Abhiyan is focused on proving jobs for the struggling migrant workers. 25 categories of workers are finalized under Atma Nirbhar UP Rojgar Abhiyan. Narendra Modi lauded the people of Uttar Pradesh calling them brave. Modi said that the combined population of Italy, France, Spain and the United Kingdom are equal to Uttar Pradesh's population. More than one lakh people passed away in these countries due to coronavirus but only 600 people died in Uttar Pradesh because of the pandemic.
Modi also interacted with some of the migrant workers from various districts after the launch of Atma Nirbhar UP Rojgar Abhiyan.