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Govt mobilizes 92 thousand NGOs to help migrants workers

Updated: May 5, 2020 10:39 am

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.

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