Public Works Minister Gopal Bhargava has said that the main goal of Atma-Nirbhar Madhya Pradesh is to create maximum employment activities. Work has been started by preparing an action plan by the inter-departmental group constituted for this. He expected all the departments to review them regularly. With this, the state government’s target of providing employment to one lakh youths will be achieved quickly. Minister Bhargava was addressing the meeting of Employment Group virtually.

Minister Bhargava said that effective steps are being taken by the State Government to counter the impact on employment, self-employment sectors due to corona curfew imposed to control Covid-19. He said that under Atma-Nirbhar Madhya Pradesh, action has been started by preparing roadmap of employment-oriented activities by Labor, Panchayat and Rural Development, Information and Technology, Tourism Department, Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion Department.

The migrant labour portal was started by the Labor Department only after the first wave of Covid-19. Along with this, labour laws have also been simplified by starting Rozgar Setu Portal from June 2021.

To help the small businessmen residing in rural areas, the Panchayat and Rural Development Department has arranged for e-commerce platform for traditional products and on-line marketing of materials produced by self-help groups.

Single window, digital lockers portal and artificial intelligence are being promoted by the Department of Information Technology.

Action was taken to include hospitality course in Tourism Institute for employment generation through tourism.

Action has been taken on ‘One District-One Product’ promotion plan by the Department of Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion to encourage district level qualities. Along with this, proposal for Varanasi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, Indore-Visakhapatnam Industrial Corridor has been sent. Action is being taken to develop 20 new industrial areas in the state.

These activities will generate self-employment activities on a large scale in the state.


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