Returnee Workers in UP Hired For Construction Work
Around 75,000 migrant workers, who had returned to Uttar Pradesh during the lockdown will now be employed in the various real estate projects in the state. NAREDCO Uttar Pradesh chapter had signed a MoU with the UP government, following which the Yogi Adityanath government had provided the realtors’ body a list of 2.85 lakh labourers seeking employment. Additionally, three more lists were received from district industries centres in Sonbhadra and Ghaziabad.
At least 50 developers in the state have approached NAREDCO, sending enquiries for construction workers. So far, 5,000 workers have joined work at various construction sites in the state. Around 1.25 lakh workers will be absorbed at Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida in the national capital region, while the remaining 1.25 lakh will be taken for projects across other cities in the state.