On his 47th birthday, Sonu Sood gifts 3 lakh job offers to migrant labourers through his app 'Pravasi Rojgar'


Over the past few weeks, Sonu Sood has been a saviour for migrant workers, who are stuck in Mumbai amidst the lockdown. The actor has been arranging buses to help them return home. So far, the actor has helped several migrant workers to reach their hometowns safely. Not only this but the actor even set up an app through which he can help migrant workers find jobs and earn money during the pandemic. The app has been named 'Pravasi Rojgar' and will help migrant workers get employment. 

Today, on his 47th birthday, the actor has announced as many as 3 lakh job offers for the migrant workers who lost their jobs amid this difficult time. Sharing the news, the actor wrote, "On my birthday a small initiative from my side ..3 lakh jobs tied up for Pravasirojgar.com. All these will provide good wages, PF, ESI and other benefits. Thank you AEPC, CITI, Trident, Quesscorp, Amazon, Sodex, Urban Co , Portea and all others for creating these opportunities with me. #AbIndiaBanegaKamyaab @pravasirojgar

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Speaking about the app, Sonu had earlier said in a statement, “Lot of thinking, planning and preparation have gone into designing this initiative over the last few months, in order to ensure that it is holistic and builds on the work already being done in the country. Extensive consultations have been held with top organisations that are involved at the grassroots level in skilling and placing the youth below the poverty line, NGOs, philanthropic organisations, government functionaries, strategy consultants, technology startups and above all the returned whom I have helped."

As per reports, Pravasi Rojgar is connected with around 500 companies that will help employment in sectors such as engineering, automobile, healthcare and more.  A helpline number has also been set up for those seeking jobs. Previously, Sonu had set up a helpline number for migrant workers so that they could reach him to go back to their home towns.

(Source: Instagram)