The transfer was triggered by the acute misery confronted by thousands and thousands of workers who returned to their house states after the two-month nationwide lockdown was imposed to forestall the sp of Covid-19.
NITI Aayog is developing seven know-how merchandise for the post-Covid-19 period, a authorities official informed ET.
“Of these seven, presentations have been made to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Unnati, which is a job portal, and the Swasth app, which will provide the best healthcare facilities via a telemedicine platform, on Tuesday,” the official said.
There are an estimated 50 million migrant workers within the nation. The Centre for Monitoring Indian financial system had said 122 million workers misplaced their jobs in April, of which 91 million have resumed working for the reason that easing of curbs began on June 1.
The Unnati platform is being developed with Technology Commonson in a public-private collaboration mannequin. The authorities will act as a trustee and fiduciary of private knowledge because it develops the portal and authorise its operations. Besides, it can guarantee security of knowledge, which won’t be accessible to third events until particularly authorised.
“Stability of workers to prevent migration should be the focus. Attempts should be made to provide upskilling opportunities to these workers, besides education and other benefits,” Modi has said in conferences with bureaucrats and specialists.
Further, the PM suggested extending the scope of the platform to map employee necessities throughout the globe.
“Can we develop this portal to map the global workforce requirement and connect Indian skilled workers to them, imparting additional skills like language, wherever needed?” he requested.
The different know-how platforms that the federal government think-tank is developing utilizing AI embrace lending to the decrease middle-income class utilizing direct profit switch knowledge, a portal to present larger education for all, enabling digital KYC verifications, a unified logistics interface platform, a portal to ship a number of advantages to small companies and an agri-stack for interoperability of agricultural knowledge.
Both the labour ministry and the abilities growth ministry have developed job portals to connect job seekers with employers, however they’re restricted to white-collar workers and blue-collar workers, respectively. States equivalent to Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have developed job portals to guarantee their folks get jobs throughout the states to cut back migration.