Unemployment rate in UP drops to 2.6 per cent under CM Yogi

Lucknow, October 13: Under the leadership of UP CM Yogi Adityanath, the state has made unprecedented progress in providing employment to every section of society, said a press release on Friday.

The state government has provided over 6 lakh government jobs in just 6.5 years, empowering the youth of UP and it is continuously issuing appointment letters to the youth under Mission Rozgar, said the official statement.

The official release further mentioned that according to the Periodic Labor Force Survey (PLFS) report, the national unemployment rate was 6.1 per cent in 2017-18, which has decreased to 3.4 per cent in 2022-23.
The unemployment rate in Uttar Pradesh was 6.4 per cent in 2017-18 which has decreased to 2.6 per cent in 2022-23.

The official release also mentioned that from these numbers, it is evident that the Yogi government has been successful in implementing the ‘Mission Rozgar’ campaign in the state in a fair and transparent manner and through this initiative, the state government has connected 6 lakh youth to government jobs in the past 6.5 years.

Moreover, the government’s efforts have led to increased investment in the private sector and the creation of new job opportunities, due to which, the unemployment rate in Uttar Pradesh has decreased by 3.8 per cent in 2022-23 as compared to 2017-18, said the official statement.

UP government empowers youth with appointment letters every month and CM Yogi is continuously distributing appointment letters to the youths selected through a fair and transparent process, leading to the empowerment of youth in the state, added the official statement.
More than 1.5 lakh jobs have been provided in the police department, said the official release.

Notably, in July and August, more than 13,000 youths were given appointment letters and in October itself, CM Yogi issued appointment letters to 394 homoeopathic pharmacists and 219 principals were selected by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission.

As per the official release, on June 9, appointment letters were distributed to 7182 ANM (Auxiliary nurse midwife) health workers, 1442 newly selected staff nurses in SGPGI (Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences) on June 10, and 102 ‘Udyami Mitra’ along with an incentive amount of Rs 232 crore on June 17.

Moreover, appointment letters were given for 1148 positions selected by the Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board on July 6, and for 227 constables selected in the skilled sportsperson quota by the Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board on July 8, said the press release.

On July 13, appointment letters were distributed to a total of 510 people, including 199 Review Officers/Assistant Review Officers (Secretariat Administration Department), 183 junior assistants (Transport Department) and 128 junior assistants (State Election Commission).

Furthermore, the Chief Minister provided appointment letters to 400 newly selected candidates on July 15, to 1,573 ANMs on July 18, and to 700 newly appointed candidates on July 20 selected by the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission.

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