Govt mobilizes 92 thousand NGOs to help migrants workers
During the briefing, Chairman of the Empowered Group 6 presented how the Group has been engaging with Civil Society Organizations, NGOs, Industry and International Organisations to combat COVID-19 and galvanize action on various fronts. He said, the group has mobilized more than 92 thousand NGOs and civil society organizations, appealing them to assist states and districts in identifying hotspots, helping migrant workers and other needy people. He said, Aspirational Districts Programme piloted by NITI Aayog has been a big success in uplifting lives of millions in 112 most backward districts. He informed that there are 610 cases in these districts which is fairly low and it is less than 2 per cent of the national level. He also said, tele-medicine feature has been incorporated in the Aarogya Setu App and about 19 millions installations have been made so far.