Due to the global epidemic Covid-19, the draft of the plan to connect the returning youth and migrant laborers to employment has been prepared. The draft has been named Vocal for Local under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s self-reliant India. Data of skill-mapping of migrant laborers will be collected by the district magistrates of the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan etc. by June. On Tuesday, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Mahendranath Pandey has also held an online meeting with the officials.
Based on this skill mapping, employment information will be collected in local areas. Based on that, from July first or first week of August, their skills will be developed on employment basis. The special thing is that in the draft there will be a system of providing employment to the migrant laborers in their home.
According to the senior official, the Union Ministry of Skill Development has prepared a draft to re-engage the migrant laborers. In this, skill mapping data of migrant laborers are being collected from the state governments first. What type of employment opportunities are available in the respective states. Through this, training will be given to these migrant laborers and youth in various states.Some will already be trending, but now they will also get a certificate. Through this, it will be easy to get employment. A special portal is also being prepared for this.
If a migrant laborer wants to return to the metros and cities again after the state of Corona and economy recover, then such laborers will be trained. After this, all these workers will be registered for the first time on special skill portal so that all information related to their employment will be available with the government. At present, there is no official data available to such laborers with the state and the center.